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In a village in rural India, Latika, a courageous and determined girl, takes advantage of the arrival of a government official to try to make one of her dreams come true: to build public toilets that would allow her to attend school, even after puberty.
This free-verse novel features a strong heroine and very sensitively exposes the effects of lack of sanitation on the lives of women in some parts of the world.
Read an excerpt here.
2021 Prix des libraires du Québec Winner