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Silent music : a story of Baghdad

Silent Music

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Rumford,James

Source:

Roaring Brook Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.32 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3568 .U445 S55 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380662

Keywords:

2003- --Juvenile fiction, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 2009, Arabic--Juvenile fiction, Baghdad (Iraq)--Fiction, Baghdad (Iraq)--Juvenile fiction, Calligraphy, Calligraphy, Arabic--Fiction, Charlotte Zolotow Award: Honor 2009, Iraq War, Iraq War, 2003- --Fiction, Iraq--Fiction, Iraq--Juvenile fiction, Jane Addams Book Honor 2009, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009

Abstract:

Summary: As bombs and missiles fall on Baghdad in 2003, a young boy uses the art of calligraphy to distance himself from the horror of war.

Notes:

Lexile measure 830; Ages 4-8; book level 3.8; general fiction