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Contributor(s): Paterson, Katherine

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ISBN: 0547406274     ISBN-13: 9780547406275
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2010

Annotation: In 1998, when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, Meli'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.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Kosovo War, 1998-1999; Juvenile fiction.
Refugees; Fiction.
Refugee camps; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Multigenerational
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Emigration & Immigration
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2010024255
Lexile Measure: 770
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.30 lbs) 145 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 133458
Reading Level: 5.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 6.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q48143
Reading Level: 4.7   Interest Level: Grades 6-8   Point Value: 11.0
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Contributor Bio(s): iv>
Katherine Patersonís international fame rests not only on her widely acclaimed novels but also on her efforts to promote literacy in the U.S. and abroad. A two-time winner of the Newbery Medal (Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved) and the National Book Award (The Great Gilly Hopkins and The Master Puppeteer), she was the 1998 recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal and was given the Governorís Award for Excellence in the Arts by her home state of Vermont. She lives in Barre. Her most recent novel for Clarion was Bread and Roses, Too. She is also the recipient of the 2006 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, which celebrates her lifeís work. For more information, visit www.terabithia.com.

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