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Saraswati's way

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Leaving his village in rural India to find a better education, mathematically gifted, twelve-year-old Akash ends up at the New Delhi train station, where he relies on Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, to guide him as he negotiates life on the street, resists the temptations of easy money, and learns whom he can trust.

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Dansville Public Library YA FIC SCH (Text)
Teen Fiction
52117300261533
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  • ISBN: 9780374364113 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374364117 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 233 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010.

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"Frances Foster books."
Summary, etc.:
Leaving his village in rural India to find a better education, mathematically gifted, twelve-year-old Akash ends up at the New Delhi train station, where he relies on Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, to guide him as he negotiates life on the street, resists the temptations of easy money, and learns whom he can trust.
Awards Note:
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Subject: Street children > Fiction.
Education > Fiction.
Mathematics > Fiction.
Hindu goddesses > Fiction.
New Delhi (India) > Fiction.
India > Fiction.
Education > Juvenile fiction.
Mathematics > Juvenile fiction.
Hindu goddesses > Juvenile fiction.
New Delhi (India) > Juvenile fiction.
India > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Realistic fiction.


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