fiction historical middle grade emotional informative fast-paced

308 pages | first published 2017

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In 1942, when Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to give one family member to the freedom movement, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think of her father risking his life for the freedom struggle.But it turns out he isn't the one joining. Anjali's mot...
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emotional 75%
inspiring 62%
hopeful 50%
informative 37%
adventurous 25%
challenging 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%
lighthearted 12%


medium 57%
fast 42%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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