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  • 8 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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Summary:

"Fourteen-year-old Ahmed is stuck in a city that wants nothing to do with him. Newly arrived in Brussels, Belgium, Ahmed fled a life of uncertainty and suffering in Aleppo, Syria, only to lose his father on the perilous journey to the shores of Europe. Now Ahmed's struggling to get by on his own, but with no one left to trust and nowhere to go, his hope is fading. Then he meets Max, a thirteen-year-old American boy from Washington, D.C. Lonely and homesick, Max is struggling at his new school and just can't seem to do anything right. But with one startling discovery, Max and Ahmed's lives collide and a friendship begins to grow. Together, Max and Ahmed will defy the odds, learning from each other what it means to be brave and how hope can change your destiny...." -- from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library MARSH (Katherine) (Text) 37814003417202 JUV FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/27/2021 Checked out 04/30/2022
Baker County Library MARSH (Katherine) (Text) 37814003417210 JUV FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/08/2021 Checked out 10/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250307576
  • ISBN: 1250307570
  • ISBN: 9781250211453
  • ISBN: 125021145X
  • Physical Description: 362 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holzbrinck Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a conversation with Katherine Marsh.
Editions may vary.
Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) 2021-2022, Grades 6-8.
Summary, etc.:
"Fourteen-year-old Ahmed is stuck in a city that wants nothing to do with him. Newly arrived in Brussels, Belgium, Ahmed fled a life of uncertainty and suffering in Aleppo, Syria, only to lose his father on the perilous journey to the shores of Europe. Now Ahmed's struggling to get by on his own, but with no one left to trust and nowhere to go, his hope is fading. Then he meets Max, a thirteen-year-old American boy from Washington, D.C. Lonely and homesick, Max is struggling at his new school and just can't seem to do anything right. But with one startling discovery, Max and Ahmed's lives collide and a friendship begins to grow. Together, Max and Ahmed will defy the odds, learning from each other what it means to be brave and how hope can change your destiny...." -- from back cover.
Subject: Refugee children > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Syrians > Belgium > Juvenile fiction.
Islamophobia > Juvenile fiction.
Resilience (Personality trait) > Juvenile fiction.
Brussels (Belgium) > Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Syrians > Belgium > Fiction.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.
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