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The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Label
The red pencil
Title
The red pencil
Statement of responsibility
by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala -- Amira's one true dream. But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey -- on foot -- to safety at a refugee camp. Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind -- and all kinds of possibilities
Awards note
  • Amelia Bloomer Project: Middle Grade Fiction (2015).
  • NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People: Geography, People, Places, Culture (2015).
  • Notable Books for a Global Society (2015).
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 9-12
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Evans, Shane
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children and genocide
  • Refugees
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Refugees
  • Black people
  • Sudan
  • Novels in verse
  • Refugees
  • Black people
  • Sudan
  • Enfants et génocide
  • Réfugiés
  • Victimes du terrorisme
  • Réfugiés
  • Noirs
  • Soudan
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • Refugees
  • Blacks
  • Novels in verse
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Children and genocide
  • Black people
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Sudan
  • Refugees
  • Novels in verse
  • Blacks
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
862962383
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780316247825
Lccn
2013044753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 655
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)862962383
Label
The red pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
862962383
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780316247825
Lccn
2013044753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 655
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)862962383

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