What is this book about a Hindu girl?

I read it last year in social studies, and now its just really bugging me because I can't remember the name. I remember that she got married to a boy (arranged marriage) that was ill, and then he dies. Her mother-in-law is then very cruel to her and eventually leaves her in a city for widows. She struggles for a bit, then she meets a boy who brings her to a home and she gets a job. It ends with her and the boy moving to the country and getting married, despite her being a widow. Thanks for the help!!!

Asked By: ♥ live ♥ laugh ♥ love ♥ - 12/7/2009
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Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan... More
Answered By: davches - 12/7/2009
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are you sure it isn't SOLD - a book in which a hindu girl is promised a better life if she studied abroad but instead she's sold into a human trafficking ring?
Answered By: Zigzager - 12/7/2009
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