Iqbal (Paperback)

Iqbal By Francesco D'Adamo, Ann Leonori (Translated by) Cover Image
By Francesco D'Adamo, Ann Leonori (Translated by)
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When young Iqbal is sold into slavery at a carpet factory, his arrival changes everything for the other overworked and abused chidren there. It is Iqbal who explains to them that despite their master's promises, he plans on keeping them as his slaves indefinetely. But it is also Iqbal who inspires the other children to look to a future free from toil...and is brave enough to show them how to get there.
This moving fictionalized account of the real Iqbal Masih is told through the voice of Fatima, a young Pakistani girl whose life is changed by Iqbal's courage.

About the Author

Francesco D'Adamo is well-known for his adult books in the tradition of Italian noir fiction. He began writing fiction for young adults to much foreign acclaim in 1999. Iqbal is his third novel for young adults and his first to be published in the U.S. D'Adamo lives in Milan, Italy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416903291
ISBN-10: 1416903291
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: July 1st, 2005
Pages: 128
Language: English