Climbing the Stairs Padma Venkatraman

Climbing the Stairs

Author: Padma Venkatraman
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Book Title
Climbing the Stairs
Author
Padma Venkatraman
ISBN
9780142414903
Read Padma Venkatraman's posts on the Penguin Blog. Fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of going to college-- an unusual aspiration for a girl living in British occupied India during World War II. Then tragedy strikes, and Vidya and her brother are forced to move into a traditional household with their extended family, where women are meant to be married, not educated. Breaking the rules, Vidya finds refuge in her grandfather's library. But then her brother does something unthinkable, and Vidya's life becomes a whirlwind of political and personal complications. The question is, will she be strong enough to survive? Watch a Video Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Padma VenkatramanPublisher: SpeakPublished: 02/04/2010ISBN: 9780142414903Pages: 254Weight: 0.54lbsSize: 8.18h x 5.76w x 0.69dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 122419 / Climbing the StairsReading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7
Read Padma Venkatraman's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of going to college-- an unusual aspiration for a girl living in British occupied India during World War II. Then tragedy strikes, and Vidya and her brother are forced to move into a traditional household with their extended family, where women are meant to be married, not educated. Breaking the rules, Vidya finds refuge in her grandfather's library. But then her brother does something unthinkable, and Vidya's life becomes a whirlwind of political and personal complications. The question is, will she be strong enough to survive?

Watch a Video



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Padma Venkatraman
Publisher: Speak
Published: 02/04/2010
ISBN: 9780142414903
Pages: 254
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 8.18h x 5.76w x 0.69d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 122419 / Climbing the Stairs
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7
Read Padma Venkatraman's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of going to college-- an unusual aspiration for a girl living in British occupied India during World War II. Then tragedy strikes, and Vidya and her brother are forced to move into a traditional household with their extended family, where women are meant to be married, not educated. Breaking the rules, Vidya finds refuge in her grandfather's library. But then her brother does something unthinkable, and Vidya's life becomes a whirlwind of political and personal complications. The question is, will she be strong enough to survive?

Watch a Video



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Padma Venkatraman
Publisher: Speak
Published: 02/04/2010
ISBN: 9780142414903
Pages: 254
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 8.18h x 5.76w x 0.69d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 122419 / Climbing the Stairs
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7