Saraswati's Way

By Schröder, Monika

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ISBN
978-0-37436-411-3
Publisher
Foster Farrar


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2010

Gr 5-7 With his talent for math, 12-year-old Akash dreams of escaping his dreary existence by winning a school scholarship. He and his widowed father, Bapu, eke out a precarious existence with their extended family in rural Rajasthan, a drought-plagued region of India. After Bapu's death, Akash is sent to a quarry to work off his family's insurmountable debt. He run...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Living in a small desert village in India, Akash dreams of studying mathematics, but he has always known that his prospects for a good education are dim. And now that his father has died, he is being sent to work off the family's debt to their landlord, breaking and shaping rocks at the man's quarry. Tha...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

Twelve-year-old Akash dreams of studying mathematics. Knowing his prospects for a good education are dim, he flees his small des...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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