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My older grandaughter loved it and was able to identify with the little girl. She like the part when the girl pretended to be a boy and found that girls are just as capable as... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eileen C.
I purchased this book as I looked for international books for 8-11 year olds. This book does a good job of showing the culture. The end notes are also interesting. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kindle Customer
This book is a great early reader. I am an elementary school librarian and I'm always looking for books that expose my students to cultures around the world. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lady Librarian
My daughter really liked this story. She's studying India right now for her 5th grade homeschool curriculum and this was one of the fiction books we chose to start the section off. Read morePublished 21 months ago by E. Rier
Rickshaw Girl, by Mitali Perkins, is a delightful story of life in one of Bangladesh's small villages. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Powers
At first I thought this story would be above level for interest and understanding. However, my first graders loved it! They were attentive and excited while I read it to them.Published on April 13, 2013 by Rosemary C. O'Shei
Every little girl should read this book or have it read to them. The illustrations are gorgeous, and the story is really empowering. Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by JCP
Submerges you into Bangla culture! My daughter finished it in just two hours, but found the story sweet and compelling, and interesting enough to be the basis for a good girls'... Read morePublished on December 29, 2012 by Cindy Dorsey
Everyone knows that Naima draws the most beautiful alpana patterns in her Bangladeshi village. But she wonders what good can come from her talent if she can't help her father drive... Read morePublished on July 23, 2010 by Cynthia Hudson