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Lost boy, lost girl : escaping civil war in Sudan / by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech ; with Michael S. Sweeney and K. M. Kostyal.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library HV640.5.S9 D39 2010 37684001087457 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426307089 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 142630708X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781426307096 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1426307098 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 159 p., [4] p. of plates : photos. (some col.), col. map. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Pt 1. Peace -- pt. 2. War -- pt. 3. Refuge -- pt. 4. War -- pt. 5. Refuge -- pt. 6. Peace.
Summary, etc.:
One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan's lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.
Target Audience Note:
900 Lexile
Awards Note:
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Subject: Dau, John Bul > Juvenile literature.
Akech, Martha Arual > Juvenile literature.
Refugees > Sudan > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Sudan > History > Civil War, 1983-2005 > Juvenile literature.
Dau, John Bul.
Akech, Martha Arual.
Refugees > Sudan > Biography.
Sudan > History > Civil War, 1983-2005.
900 Lexile
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan's lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.

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