skip to content
Of beetles & angels : a boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp to Harvard Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Of beetles & angels : a boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp to Harvard

Author: Mawi Asgedom.; Dave Berger
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
An autobiography of a boy who, at the age of three, fled civil war in Ethiopia by walking with his mother and brother to a Sudanese refugee camp, and later moved to Chicago and earned a scholarship to Harvard University. Includes recipes and discussion questions.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mawi Asgedom; Mawi Asgedom
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mawi Asgedom.; Dave Berger
ISBN: 0316826200 9780316826204 9780613641982 0613641981
OCLC Number: 49805987
Description: 142 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Memories --
The Camp --
Coming to America --
A New Life --
God's Angels --
Playground Warfare --
Days of Mischief --
Libee Migbar --
Coffee Tales --
The Making of a Man --
The Unmaking of a Man --
Eyeing the Mountaintop --
Father Haileab --
Izgihare Yihabkoom --
Mama Tsege's Legendary Habesha Recipes.
Other Titles: Of beetles and angels
Responsibility: Mawi Asgedom ; edited by Dave Berger.
More information:

Abstract:

This acclaimed memoir tells the unforgettable story of a young boy's journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to Chicago, where his family survived on welfare. Mawi followed his father's advice to "treat  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49805987>
library:oclcnum"49805987"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:valueUnknown value: ejh
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Of beetles and angels"@en
schema:bookEdition"1st pbk. ed."
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2002"
schema:description"An autobiography of a boy who, at the age of three, fled civil war in Ethiopia by walking with his mother and brother to a Sudanese refugee camp, and later moved to Chicago and earned a scholarship to Harvard University. Includes recipes and discussion questions."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/17384571>
schema:genre"Autobiographie"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Juvenile works"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Of beetles & angels : a boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp to Harvard"@en
schema:numberOfPages"142"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.