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A refugee and child soldier challenge the rules of war in this coming-of-age novel set against the political and military backdrop of modern-day Burma. Chiko isn't a fighter by nature. He's a book-loving Burmese boy whose father, a doctor, is in prison for resisting the government. Tu Reh, on the other hand, wants to fight for freedom after watching Burmese soldiers destroy his Karenni family's home and bamboo fields. When Chiko is forced into the Burmese army and subsequently injured on a mission, the boys' lives intersect. Timidity becomes courage and anger becomes compassion as both boys discover that everything is not as it seems. Mitali Perkins delivers a touching story about hopes, dreams, and the choices that define who we are.
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Full title bamboo people
Author perkins mitali
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Burma, Burma -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Bamboo people : a novel
title_full Bamboo People, Bamboo people : a novel / Mitali Perkins
title_short Bamboo people :
topic_facet Bildungsromans, Survival, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction