The Red Pencil

The Red Pencil

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"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--
Published: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2014.
Edition: First edition September 2014.
ISBN: 9780316247801
0316247804
9780316371544
Branch Call Number: J PIN
Characteristics: 308 pages :,illustrations, map ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Evans, Shane - Illustrator

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Apr 16, 2015

Beautifully written, shows the many faces of wartime through prose-poetry. Invites young people to express their own struggles through art.

KCLSKidsDiverse Nov 17, 2014

An encouraging story of a young Sudanese refugee's experience. Poetic verse and captivating gray-toned illustrations make this an appealing title for reluctant readers. Includes a historical note, glossary, and pronunciation guide. Grades 5-7

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