The Moon from Dehradun: A Story of Partition by Shirin Shamsi (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2022). In 1947, Azra and her family took an unforgettable train ride from Dehradun to Lahore, leaving her home and her beloved doll behind. Throughout her journey, Azra draws hope and resilience as she sees the same moon each night amidst the ever changing landscape. (Grades PK-4)
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Award Category: Young Readers
Author: Shirin Shamsi
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