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The moon from Dehradun : a story of partition  Cover Image Book Book

The moon from Dehradun : a story of partition / Shirin Shamsi ; illustrated by Tarun Lak.

Shamsi, Shirin, (author.). Lak, Tarun, (illustrator.).


A young girl leaves her beloved doll behind when she must make the journey from India to Pakistan in the aftermath of their partition by the British government.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781665906791
  • ISBN: 1665906790
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 2-3. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
AD530L Lexile
Decoding demand: 70 (high) Semantic demand: 76 (high) Syntactic demand: 67 (high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Muslims > Juvenile fiction.
India > History > Partition, 1947 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Garden City E SHA 2022 (Text) 0002205986561 Easy Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center E SHA 2022 (Text) 0002205856269 Easy Picture Books Checked out 04/17/2024

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