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Golden boy

Author: Tara Sullivan
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thirteen-year-old Habo has always been different light eyes, yellow hair and white skin. Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists. Habo is strange and alone. Habo is albino. Seeking refuge after being evicted from their home, Habo and his family journey across the Serengeti to Mwanza. But in Mwanza there are poachers who hunt albinos for the good luck their body parts are said to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Sullivan
ISBN: 0142424501 9780142424506
OCLC Number: 861478498
Notes: Originally published in 2012 by G.P. Putnam's.
Description: 356 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tara Sullivan.

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Thirteen-year-old Habo has always been different - light eyes, yellow hair and white skin. Habo is strange and alone. His father, unable to accept Habo, abandons the family; his mother can scarcely  Read more...

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"Readers will be caught by the contemporary story of prejudice, both unspoken and violent, as tension builds to the climax."-- Booklist "A moving novel that explores finding the worth of an Read more...

 
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