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The day of the pelican

Author: Katherine Paterson
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1998 when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, thirteen-year-old Meli's life as an ethnic Albanian, changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and the entire family flees from one refugee camp to another until they are able to immigrate to America.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 9780547181882 0547181884
OCLC Number: 313658166
Description: 145 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Lleshis of Kosovo --
Mehmet is missing --
Leaving home --
Camping --
A school in the hills --
At Uncle Fadil's --
Road to the unknown --
Terror and tragedy --
The bus --
Refugees --
A country far from home --
America --
Strangers in a strange land --
A new year --
9/11 --
Country of the heart.
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson.

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In 1998 when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, thirteen-year-old Meli's life as an ethnic Albanian, changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and the entire family flees from one refugee camp to another until they are able to immigrate to America.

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