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Shahana: Through My Eyes By Rosanne Hawke

Shahana: Through My Eyes by Rosanne Hawke

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Summary

Shahana lives alone with her young brother in the shadow of the Line of Control, the border patrolled by Pakistani and Indian soldiers that divides Kashmir in two. She finds a boy lying unconscious near the border. Zahid is from across the Line of Control, and Shahana takes a terrible risk by sheltering him.

Shahana: Through My Eyes Summary

Shahana: Through My Eyes by Rosanne Hawke

'Open your eyes. We will not hurt you.'The boy quietens; his eyes open.'Where are you from?'The boy stares at them both; then says, 'Who will you tell?'Shahana lives alone with her young brother in the shadow of the Line of Control, the border patrolled by Pakistani and Indian soldiers that divides Kashmir in two. Life is hard, but Shahana ekes out a living with her beautiful embroidery. Then she finds a boy lying unconscious near the border. Zahid is from across the Line of Control, and Shahana takes a terrible risk by sheltering him. But how can she give Zahid up to the authorities when she knows he'll be imprisoned - or worse?An unforgettable novel about one young girl in war-torn Kashmir.

Shahana: Through My Eyes Reviews

"A good choice for school and public libraries to support...discussion of international current events." "School Library Journal," July 2016 issue"

About Rosanne Hawke

Rosanne Hawke lives in rural South Australia. Many of her 20 books have been shortlisted or notable in Australian awards, and Taj and the Great Camel Trek was the winner of a 2012 Adelaide Festival award. For ten years Rosanne was an aidworker and teacher in Pakistan and the Middle East. She is a Carclew, Asialink, Varuna, and May Gibbs Fellow, and a Bard of Cornwall. Rosanne enjoys writing adventures and mysteries about history, culture, relationships, music and cats. She lectures in Creative Writing at Tabor Adelaide.Lyn White has been a primary school teacher-librarian and EAL teacher for more than twenty years. She completed postgraduate studies in Editing and Communications at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about engaging students with quality texts and teachers with quality resources. She is a part-time teacher at Blackburn English Language School and a pre-service supervisor with Deakin University.

Additional information

GOR010298921
9781743312469
1743312466
Shahana: Through My Eyes by Rosanne Hawke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Murdoch Books
2013-05-27
216
Commended for Children's Peace Literature Award 2013 (Australia) Short-listed for Educational Publishing Awards Australia - Student Resource (Junior) 2015 (Australia)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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