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The day of the pelican

Author: Katherine Paterson; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company,
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1998, when Kosovo hostilities escalate, 13-year-old Meli Lleshi's life as an ethnic Albanian changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and their family flees from one refugee camp to another until they can get to America.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company,
ISBN: 9780547406275 0547406274 9780547181882 0547181884 9780606147170 0606147179
OCLC Number: 505420697
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Clarion Books, 2009.
"Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin Harcourt."
Author was National Ambassador for Young People's Literature (Library of Congress) for 2010 and 2011.
Target Audience: Grades 4-8.
Description: 145 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Lleshis of Kosovo --
Mehmet is missing --
Leaving home --
Camping --
A school in the hills --
At Uncle Fadil's --
Road to the unknown --
Terror and tragedy --
The bus --
Refugees --
A country far from home --
America --
Strangers in a strange land --
A new year --
9/11 --
Country of the heart --
Historical note.
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson.

Abstract:

In 1998, when Kosovo hostilities escalate, 13-year-old Meli Lleshi's life as an ethnic Albanian changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and their family flees from one refugee camp to another until they can get to America.

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