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The day of the pelican / Katherine Paterson.

Paterson, Katherine, author. (Author). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, publisher. (Added Author).
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  • 7 copies at Lackawanna County Library System.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status
Abington Community Library JUV PATERSO (Text) 50687011002972 Children's Area Available
Albright Memorial Library YOUNG ADULT PATERSO (Text) 50686015215028 Stacks Available
Albright Memorial Library YOUNG ADULT PATERSO (Text) 50686015215036 Stacks Available
Dalton Community Library JUV PATERSO (Text) 50689010302106 Children's Area Available
Lackawanna County Children's Library JUV PATERSO (Text) 50686013798264 Stacks Available
Taylor Community Library JUV PATERSO (Text) 50692010467457 Children's Area Available
Taylor Community Library YOUNG ADULT PATERSO (Text) 50692010576117 Stacks Available

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note: 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.
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 War, 1998-1999 > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Refugee camps > Juvenile fiction.
Albanians > Juvenile fiction.
Muslims > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Refugee camps > Fiction.
Muslims > Fiction.
Albanians > Kosovo > Fiction.
Kosovo War, 1998-1999 > Fiction.
Kosovo (Republic) > History > 1980-2008 > Fiction.
Genre: Children's stories.
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