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The red pencil

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Shane Evans
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala -- Amira's one true dream. But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Shane Evans
ISBN: 9780316247801 0316247804 9780606375238 0606375236 9780316247825 0316247820
OCLC Number: 862962383
Awards: Amelia Bloomer Project: Middle Grade Fiction (2015).
NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People: Geography, People, Places, Culture (2015).
Notable Books for a Global Society (2015).
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

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Andrea Pinkney's lyrical verse and Shane Evans' evocative illustrations combine in a powerful story of one girls' triumphant journey inspired by true tales of life in Sudan.  Read more...

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"Bird in a Box will break, heal, and then fill your heart, all in one reading." "Grace Lin, Newbery Honor author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon"" "Pinkney uses deft strokes to create engaging Read more...

 
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