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The red pencil

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Shane Evans; Little, Brown and Company,
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--
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Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Shane Evans; Little, Brown and Company,
ISBN: 9780316247825 0316247820
OCLC Number: 938051287
Notes: "First published in hardcover in September 2014 by Little, Brown and Company"--T.p. verso.
Includes discussion guide.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 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 girl's triumphant journey inspired by true tales of life in Sudan.  Read more...

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* "Pinkney faces war's horrors head on, yet also conveys a sense of hope and promise." --Publishers Weekly * "Amira's thoughts and drawings are vividly brought to life through Pinkney's lyrical verse Read more...

 
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