Neela: Victory Song

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American Girl(r), 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 196 pages
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I read this book a few years ago and absolutely loved it! I would read it again if I could because it's such and amazing book!

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Great insight into the Indian struggle British imperialism and the different views (peaceful resistance and violent resistance). Great reading for 10+. Read full review

Contents

Wedding Preparations
Bandits
23
Goodbyes
39
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni was born in India and later moved to the United States to attend college. She earned a M. A. at Wright State University and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Divakaruni held many odd jobs until she was able to become an accomplished writer. She was the president of MAITRI, a crisis hotline for female South Asian victims of domestic abuse, and is currently a professor at Foothill College in California. Her works have been recognized in more than 50 magazines and 30 anthologies. She also has been awarded two PEN Syndicated Fiction Project Awards, a Pushcart Prize, and the Allen Ginsberg Poerty Prize. Divakaruni's books include Arranged Marriage and The Mistress of Spices. Her Title One Amazing Thing made The New York Times Best Seller List.

Howell has illustrated more than 50 books for young readers.

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