Additional Resources for Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples

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Frederick, Heather Vogel. Review of Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind. Christian Science Monitor, vol. 6 (July 1990): 10. A brief review that praises the novel highly for its extraordinary story.

Gever, Ellen A., and Patricia Austin. "Suzanne Fisher Staples: From Journalist to Novelist." Teaching and Learning Literature (1997): 43-55. A substantial article, both biographical and analytical, incorporating long quotes from Staples with commentary from Greever and Austin.

Discusses Staples's four novels, but focuses mainly on Shabanu. Covers such topics as cultural misconceptions; journalistic versus fiction writing; use of setting, point of view, native terms, and origin of characters, as well as insideroutsider issues.

Grimes, Marijo. Review of Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind. Voice of Youth Advocates (April 1990): 34-35. A brief but favorable review, emphasizing the need for more multicultural young adult novels like Shabanu.

Iskander, Sylvia Patterson. "Shabanu and Haveli: Culture, Islam, and Females." Five Owls (November/December 2000): 41-...

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