S: 4C's illustrations of Rickshaw Girl
BC: Thank you!
1: http://bit.ly/ks5qI About the Author
3: About the Illustrator http://bit.ly/tYcsU8
4: 4C embarked on a journey with Naima, a young girl from Bangladesh, to help her father fix his rickshaw. She helped her family save her mother’s only pair of gold bangles, repair the damaged rickshaw.
5: She also helps to buy the delicious rasagollas for her younger sister by dressing up as a young boy to work in a repair shop. Rickshaw Girl, was the perfect way for the students to learn about some important elements of the South Asian culture.
7: Naima and Rashida are discussing about wearing a sari and how when you grow up big it will be tough.
8: Naima can’t stop the rickshaw. The rickshaw is going to crash in the plants. Before the rickshaw crashes, Naima has time to jump off the rickshaw.
11: Naima dressed as a boy (the one with the hat on) is asking a banana seller where Hussain’s new rickshaw repair shop is. She dressed up as a boy to help her father because in Bangladesh girls cannot work and earn money. Naima’s mother taking one of her bangles off her hand to sell it and get money to repair the rickshaw.
13: Naima is drawing an alpana on the door of her home.
14: In Bangladesh womens who lose their husbands wear white saris. in this scene, Niama goes to the repair shop to get a job in exchange of fixing her father’s rickshaw. Naima finds a lady who calls herself a repair shop man.