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The paper house

Author: Lois J Peterson
Publisher: Custer, WA : Orca Book Pub., 2012.
Series: Orca young reader.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Life is hard for ten-year-old Safiyah in the Kibera slum outside Nairobi. Too poor to go to school, she makes a meager living for herself and her grandmother by selling things she finds at the garbage dump. The pages of the glossy magazines she finds at the dump are full of pictures of beautiful people doing things Safiyah can only dream about. But the magazines also inspire Safiyah to create something that may  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois J Peterson
ISBN: 9781459800519 1459800516
OCLC Number: 761459439
Target Audience: 08-11.
Description: 108 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Orca young reader.
Responsibility: Lois Peterson.

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"Life is hard for ten-year-old Safiyah in the Kibera slum outside Nairobi. Too poor to go to school, she makes a meager living for herself and her grandmother by selling things she finds at the garbage dump. The pages of the glossy magazines she finds at the dump are full of pictures of beautiful people doing things Safiyah can only dream about. But the magazines also inspire Safiyah to create something that may give her and Cucu the chance of a better life"--P. [4] of cover.

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