52 pages 1 hour read

Supriya Kelkar


Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2017

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Essay Topics


What role does religion play in the novel? Consider both the mentions of religious holidays and the conflicts between Hindus and Muslims.


What is the arc of Anjali’s character development? How does she grow throughout the novel? Cite passages from the novel to support your views.


India’s society still hasn’t fully accepted Dalits, and the freedom movement is still working toward justice for all Indian people. What message is the novel trying to convey?