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Shooting Kabul

Author: N H Senzai
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Escaping from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan in the summer of 2001, eleven-year-old Fadi and his family immigrate to the San Francisco Bay Area, where Fadi schemes to return to the Pakistani refugee camp where his little sister was accidentally left behind.
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Genre/Form: Curriculum resource
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Children's fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N H Senzai
ISBN: 9781442401945 144240194X 9781442401952 1442401958
OCLC Number: 456551262
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman book."
Awards: APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, Young Adult Literature Winner, 2010.
Middle East Book Award (MEOC) for Youth Literature, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.
Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature, 2011.
Target Audience: [Ages 8-12].; Middle School.; 800
Description: 262 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Getaway --
Lost --
Asylum --
Arrival --
Reunion --
Paradise --
Brookhaven --
Spotted --
Colors --
Stowaway --
Failure --
Catastrophe --
Culprit --
Target --
Barbie --
Exposure --
Broken --
October 7th --
Refocus --
Portrait --
Waiting --
Results --
Badal --
Confessions --
Exploratorium --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: N.H. Senzai.
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"The hero of SHOOTING KABUL starts life in the United States as a foreigner, but by the end of the book, young readers will be cheering for Fadi as a good friend." -Mitali Perkins, author of "Secret Read more...

 
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