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The girl who saw lions

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Roaring Brook Press, Volume 1st American, New York, p.249 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PR6054 .O36 G57 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380659

Keywords:

Adoption--Fiction, Adoption--Juvenile fiction, AIDS (Disease)--Fiction, AIDS (Disease)--Juvenile fiction, Domestic fiction, England--Fiction, Family life--England--Fiction, Family life--Tanzania--Fiction, Grief--Fiction, Grief--Juvenile fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Tanzania--Fiction, Young adult fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In alternating voices, thirteen-year-old Rosa and her mother are trying to adopt a Tanzanian child in England, while in Tanzania, nine-year-old Abela watches her family die and her uncle illegally sends her to England, in the hopes of selling her.

Notes:

Lexile measure 790; ages 11-15; book level 5