Rickshaw Girl

Written by Mitali Perkins and Illustrated by Jamie Hogan

Naima lives in Bangladesh with her father, a rickshaw driver, and her mother, a homemaker. She wants to earn money to help her family, but her first attempt ends with a broken rickshaw. She then decides to dress as a boy and make her way as painter of traditional alpana patterns on rickshaws.

Age Range 7 - 10 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
96
Publisher
Charlesbridge
Grade Level 2nd - 5th
ISBN
9781580893091
Lexile 730
Themes