One Half From the EastBook - 2016
When Obayda's father loses one of his legs in a bomb explosion, the family is forced to relocate from Kabul to a small village, where Obayda's aunt decides to invite good luck by dressing Obayda up as a boy, a bacha posh.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: J FIC Hashimi N
Characteristics: 256 pages ; 22 cm
From Library Staff
Afghanistan. Obayda is a bacha posh, a preteen girl dressed as a boy by her family to bring good fortune. While this brings her new freedoms, it also raises challenges for her. (Ages 9–14)