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Rani in Search of a Rainbow : A Natural Disaster Survival Tale
Abdullah, Shaila
Loving Healing Press / Softcover / 2014-11-01 / 1615992413
Children's Books
price: $21.95 (may be subject to change)
56 pages
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Displaced by the Pakistan floods, Rani's family has taken refuge at a relief camp where they are doing their part to help other flood victims. Eight-year-old Rani wants to assist but doesn't know how. Heeding the advice of her father to help in a way only children can, Rani embarks on a journey to bring true joy to a dear friend on the occasion of Eid.

"This sweet, touching story is based on the historic 2010 floods in Pakistan which affected 8.6 million children. As a result of reading Rani in Search of a Rainbow or having it read to them, youngsters will be introduced to the culture of Pakistan."

--WAYNE WALKER, Home School Book Reviews

"Abdullah's use of poetic language and Rani's quest to find her place in her community will keep readers turning the pages until the end."

--GWENDOLYN HOOKS, author of 17 books for young readers

"Rani in Search of a Rainbow glows under the colorful hues of its text and rich characters. As readers, we are taken into a unique setting that one would not expect to visit in the confi nes of a children's picture book."

--JEWEL KATS, author of Reena's Bollywood Dream and Cinderella's Magical Wheelchair

About the Author:

Shaila Abdullah is an award-winning author and designer based in Austin, Texas. Her other books include: Saffron Dreams, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, My Friend Suhana, and A Manual for Marco. The author has received several awards for her work including the Golden Quill Award and Patras Bukhari Award for English Language.

For more information please visit www.ShailaAbdullah.com

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