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Escaping the tiger

Author: Laura Manivong
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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In 1982 twelve-year-old Vonlai, his parents, and sister Dalah, escape from Laos to a Thai refugee camp where they spend four long years struggling to survive in hopes of one day reaching America.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Manivong
ISBN: 9780061661778 0061661775 9780061661785 0061661783
OCLC Number: 419856482
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 216 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Laura Manivong.

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In 1982 twelve-year-old Vonlai, his parents, and sister Dalah, escape from Laos to a Thai refugee camp where they spend four long years struggling to survive in hopes of one day reaching America.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-28) Good Permalink

Eleven year old Vonlai and his family have escaped the communist rule, only to end up in a refugee camp for five years.  Vonlai's dreams of America keep him somewhat happy, but the rest of his family is seriously depressed.  The story is about his stay in the horrible refugee camp. ...
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