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The Carpet Boy's Gift

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
Leadership comes easily for Nadeem, the biggest and oldest boy in a rug factory in Pakistan. But how can he lead the other child laborers to freedom after he's been shamed and beaten for his first attempt?

Nadeem and his fellow workers are bonded laborers, children who work day and night to pay off loans their families have accepted from a factory owner. While Nadeem and his cousin Amina take... More

Book Information
PublisherTilbury House Publishers
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100884482499
ISBN-13978-0884482499
Publication Date05/01/2006
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About Pegi Deitz Shea (Author) : In a refugee camp in Thailand in 1989, I discovered my reason to live: to write multicultural fiction, nonfiction and poetry about children struggling to survive all over the world. My human rights/so... more
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About Leane Morin (Illustrator) : Leane Morin is a published illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Leane Morin include The Carpet Boy's Gift, Shy Mama's Halloween.
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