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Lost boy, lost girl : escaping civil war in Sudan

Author: John Bul Dau; Martha Arual Akech; Michael S Sweeney; K M Kostyal
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: John Bul Dau; Martha Arual Akech; John Bul Dau; Martha Arual Akech
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bul Dau; Martha Arual Akech; Michael S Sweeney; K M Kostyal
ISBN: 9781426307089 142630708X 9781426307096 1426307098
OCLC Number: 502029857
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Target Audience: 900
Description: 159 p., [4] p. of plates : photos. (some col.), col. map. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pt 1. Peace --
pt. 2. War --
pt. 3. Refuge --
pt. 4. War --
pt. 5. Refuge --
pt. 6. Peace.
Responsibility: by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech ; with Michael S. Sweeney and K. M. Kostyal.

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Tells of the authors' African Childhoods and shows African life and values at their best, at the same time providing searing accounts of the hardship, famine, and war they and their people faced  Read more...

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