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The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
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it was amazing

Filled with gorgeous language and vivid imagery, The Night Diary tells the story of one family after India gained its independence from the British Commonwealth in 1947 and was divided into two countries. Nisha's father is Hindu and her late mother was Muslim, leaving Nisha feeling torn when conflict between the two religions intensifies: "Where do Amil and I fit in to all of this hate? Can you hate half a person?" The home she has always known is now part of newly formed Pakistan, which Nisha and her family must risk everything to leave. Highly recommend for ages 10 and up.
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Reading Progress

October 4, 2017 – Shelved
October 4, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
April 27, 2018 – Started Reading
May 1, 2018 – Finished Reading

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