Reading level: Ages 12 and up
Hardcover: 240 pages
Book overview: If the gods wanted Akash to have an education, he is told, they would give him one. But Akash has spent his entire twelve years poor and hungry. So he decides to take control of his own life and try for a scholarship to the city school where he can pursue his beloved math. But will challenging destiny prove to be more than he has bargained for? In this raw and powerful novel, fate and self-determination come together in unexpected ways, offering an unsentimental look at the realities of India.
About the author: Monika Schröder is the elementary school librarian at the American Embassy School in New Delhi, India. SARASWATI’S WAY is her second novel. Learn more about her at: www.monikaschroeder.com
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- Giveaway begins October 28, 2010, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 30, 2010, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details.
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