One Half from the East

Author(s): Nadia Hashimi

Child Novel

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh-a preteen girl dressed as a boy.

Obayda's family is in need of some good fortune, and her aunt has an idea to bring the family luck-dress Obayda, the youngest of four sisters, as a boy, a bacha posh.

Life in this in-between place is confusing, but once Obayda meets another bacha posh, everything changes. Their transformation won't last forever, though-unless the two best friends can figure out a way to make it stick and make their new found freedoms endure.

Nadia Hashimi's first novel for adults, The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, was a bestseller that shares a bacha posh character with One Half from the East.


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General Fields

  • : 9780062421913
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperCollins
  • : 0.19
  • : January 2018
  • : 194mm X 130mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2017
  • : May 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nadia Hashimi
  • : Paperback
  • : 2018
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : 288