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  • ISBN: 0547181884
  • ISBN: 9780547181882
  • ISBN: 0547406274
  • ISBN: 9780547406275
  • Physical Description: 145 pages ; 20 cm
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  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010], ©2009.

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General Note: Author was National Ambassador for Young People's Literature (Library of Congress) for 2010 and 2011.
"Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin Harcourt."
Originally published: Boston : Clarion Books, 2009.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-8.
Subject: Kosovo (Republic) History 1980-2008 Fiction
Kosovo War, 1998-1999 Fiction
Albanians Kosovo Fiction
Muslims Fiction
Refugee camps Fiction
Refugees Fiction
Muslims Juvenile fiction
Albanians Juvenile fiction
Refugee camps Juvenile fiction
Refugees Juvenile fiction
Kosovo War, 1998-1999 Juvenile fiction
Genre: Children's stories.
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