Suzanne Fisher Staples is an American writer of children's books. Born in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, she grew up in a small community around Northeastern Pennsylvania. She had three siblings, a sister and two brothers. She was at one time employed as a news reporter and editor for the United Press International. She has worked in many places across the US and Asia, including Pakistan. This article about a children's author from the United States is a stub.
Shabanu Daughter of the Wind | Materials for Teens
Haveli is a novel by Suzanne Fisher Staples. Haveli shows the ups and downs of Shabanu's new life as an year-old mother. Shabanu is 18 in this novel and she has many external and internal conflicts to face. She has a daughter named Mumtaz and she is the love of Shabanu's life.
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind
Among my happiest memories are of rainy summer days tuck-ed up under the eaves of our family's rustic lake cottage, a gentle patter overhead, reading a book. The Hardy Boys. Black Beauty. Treasure Island.
According to developmental psychology, most young children seem quite happy to take their parents' lead in how they view the world. But, as they gain in age and life experiences, many young people begin to consider their own and others' values. The notion of "coming of age" alludes to the struggle in which a young person moves from enjoying the simple pleasures of childhood to engaging in a world full of complex human issues. In testing their emerging maturity, teens oftentimes question deeply-held family beliefs. A teen's challenge to the family culture may range from passivity to hostility to rage.