Theme – Cultural prejudice against women – Year 13



A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini

The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Black Englishman by Carolyn Slaughter

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Homeless bird by Gloria Whelan. About an Indian girl forced to leave her family at thirteen and marry someone she has
never met.

Chu Ju's House by Gloria Whelan. About a young Chinese girl forced to leave home to find work when her mother gives birth to another baby girl.

Samira and Samir by Siba Sakib

Sold by Zana Muhsen (biographical – modern day slavery in the Yemen)

Sold by Patricia McCormick (fiction – sale of women into prostitution).

My brilliant career by Miles Franklin - Movie as well

Desert flower by Waris Dirie's autobiography

The handmaid’s tale by Margaret Atwood

The red tent by Anita Diamant

Princess by Jean P Sasson

Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody

Brick lane by Monica Ali