Bound To Stay Bound

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 Sky-blue bench
 Author: Rahman, Bahram

 Publisher:  Pajama Press (2021)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 26 cm

 BTSB No: 738120 ISBN: 9781772782226
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

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Price: $23.26

Young Aria returns to school after recovering from an accident and being fitted with a prosthetic leg, but the school has no furniture and sitting on the floor is too painful. She finds a way to build her own bench, surprising and inspiring her classmates. A sensitive author's note addresses the author's experience growing up in Afghanistan during the civil war and the legacy of landmines.

 Illustrator: Collins, Peggy
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 4.90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 516534

   Kirkus Reviews (+) (10/15/21)

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