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How I learned geography

Author: Uri Shulevitz
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Uri Shulevitz; Uri Shulevitz
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uri Shulevitz
ISBN: 9780374334994 0374334994
OCLC Number: 123766698
Notes: Art techniques used:watercolor and ink in a detailed folk like style. Includes one historic photograph.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2009.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Target Audience: 660
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Uri Shulevitz.
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As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-28) Good Permalink

       I'm not sure who the audience for this book would be.  You need to view this book first before you buy. Interesting book about how Shulevits fled Poland and how his life was of boredom and hunger.  His father buys a map with what little money they had...
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