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Mahtab's story

Author: Libby Gleeson
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2008.
Series: Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge, 5-6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mahtab and her family are forced to leave their home in Herat and journey secretly through the rocky mountains to Pakistan and from there to faraway Australia. Months go by, months of waiting, months of dread. Will they ever be reunited with their father, will they ever find a home?
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Teen fiction
Children's fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
War
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Libby Gleeson
ISBN: 9781741753349 1741753341
OCLC Number: 212373091
Awards: Short-listed for Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2009 (Australia)
Target Audience: For primary school children.
Description: 181 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge, 5-6.
Responsibility: author, Libby Gleeson.

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The vivid and compelling story of a young girl fleeing Afghanistan with her family and their journey to Australia. Inspired by a true story.  Read more...

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"Subtle, direct, and profound." --"Booklist "starred review of "Half a World Away"

 
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