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Lost boy, lost girl: escaping civil war in Sudan

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One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan's lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.
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ISBN:
9781426307096
142630708
9781426307294
9781426307089
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 5.6, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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Full title lost boy lost girl escaping civil war in sudan
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Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 23:45:39PM

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One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan's lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.

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subject_facet Akech, Martha Arual -- Juvenile literature, Dau, John Bul -- Juvenile literature, Refugees -- Sudan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Sudan -- History -- Civil War, 1983-2005 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Lost boy, lost girl : escaping civil war in Sudan
title_full Lost Boy, Lost Girl Escaping Civil War in Sudan, Lost boy, lost girl : escaping civil war in Sudan / by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech ; with Michael Sweeney and Karen Kostyal
title_short Lost boy, lost girl :
title_sub escaping civil war in Sudan
topic_facet Akech, Martha Arual, Biography & Autobiography, Dau, John Bul, History, Refugees, Young Adult Nonfiction