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The heaven shop

Author: Deborah Ellis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Binti is a young girl living with her family in Malawi Africa. She is a radio star. Her father owns a coffin shop. Binti's Father and Mother die of AIDS leaving Binti, her sister and brother, orphans. They are split up and sent to the homes of relatives who can barely tolerate their presence. Ostracized by their extended family, the orphans are treated like the lowest servants. Binti is not about to give up. Even as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Ellis
ISBN: 0192754351 9780192754356
OCLC Number: 57528059
Description: 218 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Ellis.

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Binti's father is dying from AIDS, a disease that nobody in their town in Malawi dares name aloud. When the family is split up and sent to live with various scared and cruel relatives, Binti knows  Read more...

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