Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort to help puts her family deeper in debt, she draws on her resourceful nature and her talents to bravely save the day.
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Review: Rickshaw GirlUser Review - Taneka - Goodreads
Naima wants desperately to help her family. Her father drives a rickshaw and is constantly tired. The family borrowed money to buy a new Rickshaw and he has to work constantly to make the payments ... Read full review
Review: Rickshaw GirlUser Review - Sam Wilkes - Goodreads
This is a story centered around a girl's life in Bangladesh. Naima is a young girl that lives in a small village with her Father, Mother, and sister. She loves to paint alpanas, which are pictures ... Read full review