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11 edition of Shabanu found in the catalog.

Shabanu

daughter of the wind

by Suzanne Fisher Staples

  • 257 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cholistan Desert (Pakistan),
  • Pakistan,
  • Sex role
    • Subjects:
    • Cholistan Desert (Pakistan) -- Fiction,
    • Pakistan -- Fiction,
    • Sex role -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father"s wishes.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Suzanne Fisher Staples.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.S79346 Sh 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2184820M
      ISBN 100394848152, 0394948157
      LC Control Number89002714

      Shabanu | Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young Shabanu, whose home is the windswept Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. The second daughter in a family with no sons, she's been allowed freedoms forbidden to most Muslim girls. The world of Newbery Honor book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani woman's heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husband's household, even as she plans for her young daughter's education and uncertain future/5(33).   Instant Calm, Beautiful Relaxing Sleep Music, Dream Music (Nature Energy Healing, Quiet Ocean) ★11 - Duration: Sleep Easy Relax - Keith Smith Recommended for you.


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However, not one Id recommend for young readers. Shabanu, the strong female protagonist, brings to light what it is like to live in a male dominated, nomadic culture in Pakistan, where women are given little choice. Its a /5. Shabanu is a novel by Suzanne Fisher Staples that was first published Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

“Shabanu is an unforgettable heroine set like a fine jewel in a wonderfully wrought book.”— Kirkus Reviews, Starred “Staples has accomplished a small miracle in her touching and powerful story.”—4/4(). A compelling conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Newbery Honor Book Shabanu and continued in Haveli,The House of Djinn explores the delicate balance /5(23).

I picked this Newbery Honor Book up and was immediately drawn into the story of Shabanu, a young girl growing up in a desert tribal family in Pakistan. Shabanu loves the freedom she enjoys helping her father take care of the camel herd. The nomadic lifestyle of the desert people of this region is a fascinating look at another culture/5().

Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (Shabanu, #1), Haveli (Shabanu, #2), and The House of Djinn (Shabanu, #3)Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples. Shabanu is the book's heroine and narrator. She is eleven at the beginning of the book.

Although just a little more than a year passes during the course of the novel, Shabanu must grow up more than she ever wanted to or thought she could during that year. Shabanu looks up to Sharma and often wishes that she could steal away to live a wild and free life in the desert with Sharma and Fatima.

Sharma loves Shabanu, but she insists that Shabanu is lucky to be betrothed to such a gentle and upstanding young man. When they return from Channan Pir, a Cited by: Shabanu cannot bear the thought, so she stands and runs from the fire. She finds herself at the village wall and walks around it to the mosque.

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Read online free book Shabanu: Daughter Of The Wind. In the book Shabanu, by Suzanne Fisher Staples, Shabanu, the younger o. Shabanu, a young nomad of the Cholistan Desert, must submit to the marriage her father arranges for her or go against centuries of tradition by defying him.

Shabanu - The eleven-year-old desert girl Shabanu narrates the story. She lives in the Cholistani desert with her family. She lives in the Cholistani desert with her family. She loves the desert and the sense of freedom it gives her more than anything in the world.

Shabanu knows the way her people, the Cholistanis, have always lived: a da Staples's first book is a beautiful portrayal of the life of a girl growing up among camel-dealing nomads in modern.

In this book, Shabanu, has been married for about 6 years and she has a daughter who is almost 5 years old. Shabanu's husband is wealthy, and he has many wives and servants.

Her husband Rahim is /5. The House of Djinn should only be read after you finish the first two in the series. This is not a fast paced story and would be boring for many young adults.

I thought that her first book, Shabanu /5. “Shabanu is an unforgettable heroine set like a fine jewel in a wonderfully wrought book.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred “Staples has accomplished a small miracle in her touching and powerful story.”—The New York Times “Remarkable a riveting tour de force.”—The Boston Globe.

Reading Guide for Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind. The story of a modern day nomad. (Please notice that you have a glossary in the back of the book that will help you with some of the Pakistani words the author uses.) Begin a reading journal.

In this journal, you can take notes on the questions I. Shabanu (SparkNotes Literature Guide) by Suzanne Fisher Staples Making the reading experience fun. Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, faster.&#;Geared to what today's students need to know, Pages:   Staples's first book is a beautiful portrayal of the life of a girl growing up among camel-dealing nomads in modern Pakistan.

Shabanu knows the way her people, the Cholistanis, have always lived: a daughter abides by her father's decisions, a wife obeys her husband's wishes/5(38). "This first novel is, on several counts, one of the most exciting YA books to appear recently.

Staples is so steeped in her story and its Pakistani setting that the use of a first-person voice for a desert child rings authentic--the voice is clear, consistent, and convincing. Shabanu and her sister are to marry brothers as soon as they all come of age.3/5(1). Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind - Chapter 1, Guluband Summary & Analysis Suzanne Fisher Staples This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Shabanu.

Shabanu's family raises camels, which provide the bulk of their income. Once a year Dadi, Shabanu's father, travels to Sibi to sell some of the camels.

Shabanu loves the camels, especially Guluband who can dance. Shabanu is anxiously awaiting the trip to Sibi with Dadi. Shabanu saves a baby camel whose mother is dying during birth. They name. Editions for Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Editi.

Books by Suzanne Fisher Staples: The Shabanu Series, Shiva's Fire, Under the Persimmon Tree, Dangerous Skies, The Green Dog. Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind - Chapter 3, Kalu Summary & Analysis Suzanne Fisher Staples This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Shabanu.

The world of Newbery Honor book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani woman's heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husband's household, even as she plans for her young daughter's education and uncertain future.4/5(25).

Buy a cheap copy of Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind book by Suzanne Fisher Staples. Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young Shabanu, whose home is the windswept Cholistan Desert of Pakistan.

The second daughter in a family with no sons, Free shipping over $Cited by: The book paints a perfect portrait of the life of this nomadic family, as they travel across the desert from toba to toba to gather water. Shabanu tends her camels and does help birth one who will forever be in her childhood, which she names Mithroo/5().

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Shabanu and Haveli, suspenseful novels about a girl growing up in Pakistan, can be read and enjoyed on their own by students, but the books also lend themselves to cross-cultural studies and provide many opportunities for activities across the disciplines. In addition, “wannabe” writers will not only by enchanted by Staples’s sumptuous Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples.

We had a fascinating discussion as we learned more about the culture of the people who live in the Cholistan Region of Pakistan. I do love this eye opening book. © The Literate Mother. Tags: Daughter of the Winds, India, Newbery Honor, Pakistan, Shabanu, Suzanne Fisher Staples.

book is definitely an eye-opener, makes one think and appreciate cultural differences in both Shabanu's and my tely recommend. The book was supposed to be in great shape, but that was not the case. The cover only had a little piece left and it fell apart as we held it in our hands.

The worst quality book we have ever purchased. This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Shabanu.

Shabanu is an eleven-year-old girl who is the main character of the story. She lives in the Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. Using the present tense and the voice of Shabanu herself, this splendid first novel takes the reader, with astonishing immediacy, into the life and mind of a courageous, intelligent Pakistani girl.

Born to a close-knit family of camel herders in the Cholistan Desert, Shabanu and her sister are promised to two brothers, well known to the girls Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples. The first book in Suzanne Fisher Staples’s series about a young woman coming of age in rural Pakistan, Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind () won the Newbery Honor in Since its release, the young adult novel has been criticized for being out of touch with contemporary Muslim culture and.

Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind - Chapter 4, Safari Summary & Analysis Suzanne Fisher Staples This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Shabanu.

"Shabanu is an unforgettable heroine set like a fine jewel in a wonderfully wrought book."-- Kirkus Reviews, Starred "Staples has accomplished a small miracle in her touching and powerful story."-- /5(41). Shahbanu (Persian: شهبانو ‎ Šahbānū lit. "King's Lady") was the title for queen consort in Persian and other Iranian two Persian Sassanian empresses regnant, Purandokht and Azarmidokht, c.were the last two that carried the title before Farah Pahlavi, the wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran (), assumed the title on being crowned queen in for.

Shabanu [daughter of the Wind] (eBook): Staples, Suzanne Fisher: Life is both sweet and cruel to strong-willed young Shabanu, whose home is the windswept Cholistan Desert of Pakistan. The second daughter in a family with no sons, she's been allowed freedoms forbidden to most Muslim girls.

But when a tragic encounter with a wealthy and powerful landowner ruins the marriage plans of her older. When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes Newbery Honor Book, Young AdultPages: Shabanu is an adventurous, high-spirited young girl, very unlike her more docile older sister, Phulan, who is soon to marry Cousin Hamir.

When Shabanu reaches puberty, she too will marry a cousin.