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Elephant run

Author: Roland Smith
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nick endures servitude, beatings, and more after his British father's plantation in Burma is invaded by the Japanese in 1941, and when his father and others are taken prisoner and Nick is stranded with his friend Mya, they plan a daring escape on elephants, risking their lives to save Nick's father and Mya's brother from a Japanese prisoner of war camp.
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Genre/Form: Proofs (Printing)
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Smith
ISBN: 9781423104025 1423104021
OCLC Number: 124031729
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 750
Description: 318 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The plantation --
Burma --
The campfire --
Hawk's Nest --
The elephant village --
The guide --
The training camp --
Indaw --
The Christmas ride --
Freestone Island --
The enemy --
Sergeant Sonji --
Colkonel Nagayoshi --
Hawk's Nest --
The garden --
The letter --
The visitor --
Passage --
The airfield --
Escape --
The walls have ears --
Letters from home --
Hannibal's mahouts --
The novices --
The tunnel --
The three monks --
The second camp --
Roll call --
The graveyard --
The market --
The bamboo cross --
Tiger's Breath --
Bernard --
Alice Springs August 15, 1945.
Responsibility: Roland Smith.
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Nick endures servitude, beatings, and more after his British father's plantation in Burma is invaded by the Japanese in 1941, and when his father and others are taken prisoner and Nick is stranded with his friend Mya, they plan a daring escape on elephants, risking their lives to save Nick's father and Mya's brother from a Japanese prisoner of war camp.

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