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Jamil's shadow

Author: Christine Harris
Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Puffin Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of hope, connection and friendship set in a mountain village in Turkey. Since losing his parents, Jamil has kept himself apart from the rest of his village. He makes a living by looking after a herd of cattle, which he takes up the grassy slopes of the mountains each day. But when a stray dog follows him home one day, he finds he can't get rid of it. Can Jamil risk letting anything get close to him again?
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Genre/Form: Culture & diversity
Quick Reads
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Harris
ISBN: 0141312106 9780141312101
OCLC Number: 58536656
Awards: Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Young Readers 2002.
Target Audience: Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Christine Harris.

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Story of hope, connection and friendship set in a mountain village in Turkey. Since losing his parents, Jamil has kept himself apart from the rest of his village. He makes a living by looking after a herd of cattle, which he takes up the grassy slopes of the mountains each day. But when a stray dog follows him home one day, he finds he can't get rid of it. Can Jamil risk letting anything get close to him again?

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