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The bone sparrow / Zana Fraillon
Bib ID 7339966
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Fraillon, Zana, author
 
Edition First edition. 
Description New York, New York : Disney-Hyperion, November 2016 
©2016 
228 pages ; 22 cm 
ISBN 9781484781517 (hardback)
Summary

Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences. But his world is far bigger than that -- every night, the magical Night Sea from his mother's stories brings him gifts, the faraway whales sing to him, and the birds tell their stories. And as he grows, his imagination threatens to burst beyond the limits of his containment. The most vivid story of all, however, is the one that arrives one night in the form of Jimmie -- a scruffy, impatient girl who appears on the other side of the wire fence and brings with her a notebook written by the mother she lost. Unable to read it herself, she relies on Subhi to unravel her family's love songs and tragedies. Subhi and Jimmie might both find comfort -- and maybe even freedom -- as their tales unfold. But not until each has been braver than ever before.

Notes

Ages 9-12.

Subjects Refugee children -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Refugee families -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Alien detention centers -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Detention of persons -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Friendship in children -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Imagination in children -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Refugees -- Fiction.  |  Friendship -- Fiction.  |  Storytelling -- Fiction.  |  Refugees -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Refugees -- Fiction.  |  JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Country & Ethnic.  |  Friendship -- Fiction.  |  Storytellers -- Fiction.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General.  |  JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Country & Ethnic.  |  JUVENILE FICTION -- Social Issues -- Friendship.  |  JUVENILE FICTION -- Historical -- General.  |  Friendship.  |  Refugees.  |  Storytelling.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General.  |  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship.  |  Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Australia.  |  Australian
Form/genre Fiction.  |  Juvenile works.
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