This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.
Author: Gloria Whelan
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The National Book Award-winning novel about one remarkable young woman who dares to defy fate, perfect for readers who enjoyed A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park or Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly faces her arranged marriage with hope and courage. But Koly's story takes a terrible turn when in the wake of the ceremony, she discovers she's been horribly misled—her life has been sold for a dowry. Can she forge her own future, even in the face of time-worn tradition? Perfect for schools and classrooms, this universally acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning novel by master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan is a gripping tale of hope that will transport readers of all ages.
Release on 2013-07-23 | by Middle School Novel Units Inc
This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more!
Author: Middle School Novel Units Inc
This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with grammar lessons, literary activities, a literary terms and elements matching quiz, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!
Homeless. Bird. Author: Gloria. Whelan. Publication. date: 2000. Awards National
Book Award YALSA Best Books for Young Adults Characters Koly Maa and Bapp
, Koly's parents Hari Mehta Mr. and Mrs. Mehta, Koly's sassur and sass ...
Author: Rosann Jweid
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
A comprehensive reference to 50 titles that will help children cultivate ethics, assume personal responsibility, and practice moral judgment in unfamiliar cultural contexts.
The life of a village girl in contemporary India is the subject of Homeless Bird (
2000) by Gloria Whelan. In this society, a young woman's marriage is arranged
by parents; she leaves her family permanently when she marries; the quality of
HOMELESS BIRD 149 and also greater understanding of his family history.
Although some think the book deals too comically with serious subjects, the pace
is rapid and filled with tension and excitement, and Stanley is a stalwart,
Author: Alethea Helbig
Category: Literary Criticism
Looks at 290 award-winning books for young adults, using 750 alphabetical entries on individual works, authors, characters, and settings to provide plot summaries, critical assessments, and biographical information.
Building Bridges Between Young Adult Literature and the Classics Sarah K. Herz
, Donald R. Gallo. WHELAN, GLORIA. Homeless Bird. When she learns of her
arranged marriage, 13-year-old Koly has no choice but to obey Hindu tradition.
Author: Sarah K. Herz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: Literary Criticism
Uses thematic groupings built around recent young adult literature as bridges to the classics. This second edition has been revised by more than 60% and expanded. It continues to emphasize the goal of helping teenagers become lifelong readers, as well as critical and confident readers.
Homeless Bird. New York: | larpert iollins I'lililisluTs. 2(MK). 216p. $15.95. ISBN
()-0fi-02.S45-4. Summary/Description Thirteen-year-old Koly marries so her
family can have her portion of the family food. Her new husband is terminally ill.
Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Inspire teenagers to read quality literature and help them explore issues relevant to their lives. This outstanding book offers motivational, ready-to-use booktalks for more than 100 of the best new reads for teenagers, guaranteed to pique teen interest. With a focus on recently published fiction and nonfiction titles in a wide variety of genres and themes, these dynamic booktalks center around issues, problems, and challenges that young adults are facing.
Why hast thou power to bear the untravell'd soul Through farthest wilds, o'er
ocean's stormy roll, And to the prisoner of disease bring home The homeless bird
of ocean's roaring foam, But that thy skill might bid the desert sing The sun-bright
... of disease bring home The homeless bird of ocean ' s roaring foam ! " Hear
what he caught master Bobby at : “ During their sojourn in Louisiana , in spring ,
their song , which is extremely interesting , and emitted with a volubility bordering
less — a homeless bird upon the leafless twig ; it might have perished of hunger ,
but the despised Jew gave it shelter and food till it could flutter forth over the wild ,
restless sea ! ” . She ceased , and then , shaking her head , added , “ But these ...