The good braider : a novel / Terry Farish.

By: Farish, TerryMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Las Vegas, NV : Skyscape, [2012]Description: 221 p. : map ; 18 cmISBN: 9781477816288Subject(s): Refugees -- Juvenile fiction | Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction | Sudanese Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction | Sudan -- History -- Civil War, 1983-2005 -- Juvenile fiction | Portland (Me.) -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Sudanese Americans -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Sudan -- History -- Fiction | Portland (Me.) -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] Summary: Follows Viola as she survives brutality in war-torn Sudan, makes a perilous journey, lives as a refugee in Egypt, and finally reaches Portland, Maine, where her quest for freedom and security is hampered by memories of past horrors and the traditions her mother and other Sudanese adults hold dear. Includes historical facts and a map of Sudan.
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Martha's Vineyard High School Library
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Martha's Vineyard High School Library
FIC/FAR (Browse shelf) Available 39844500060294

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Follows Viola as she survives brutality in war-torn Sudan, makes a perilous journey, lives as a refugee in Egypt, and finally reaches Portland, Maine, where her quest for freedom and security is hampered by memories of past horrors and the traditions her mother and other Sudanese adults hold dear. Includes historical facts and a map of Sudan.

HL 630 Lexile.

Young Adult Follett School Solutions.

Reading Counts RC 4.5 10.0

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