In the shadow of the sun
A sister and brother go on the run with explosive forbidden photographs in this gripping and timely survival adventure set in North Korea.
North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.
Perfect place for a family vacation, right?
Yet that's exactly where Mia Andrews finds herself, on a tour with her aid-worker father and fractious older brother Simon. Mia was adopted from South Korea as a baby, and the trip raises tough questions about who she really is. Then her dad is arrested for spying, just as forbidden photographs of North Korean slave-labor camps fall into Mia's hands. The only to save Dad: get the pictures into China, over a hundred miles away. Thus Mia and Simon set off on a harrowing journey without food, money or shelter, in a land where anyone who sees them might turn them in, and getting caught could mean prison - or worse.
Rooted in years of research and written with deep sympathy for the North Korean people, In the Shadow of the Sun is an unforgettable story of strength and survival.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Conspiracies -- Fiction
Conspiracies -- Korea (North) -- Juvenile fiction
Father and child
Father and child -- Fiction
Father and child -- Juvenile fiction
Korea (North) -- Fiction
Korea (North) -- Politics and government -- 2011- -- Juvenile fiction
Korea (North) -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile fiction
Politics and government
Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction
Secrets -- Fiction
Tourists -- Korea (North) -- Juvenile fiction
Level 5.1, 13 Points
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|display_description||Twelve-year-old Mia is on a five-day tour of North Korea with her older brother, Simon, and their father, Mark, a food aid worker, but she is scared because her father keeps sneaking off at night, and terrified that her brother's sullen, rebellious behavior (which has absolutely nothing to do with the Koreans) is going to get them in trouble--and things get much worse when she is pulled into a deadly political game that seeks to expose North Korean atrocities, and her father is arrested.|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000512618|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,|2017.|303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm, overdrive:3f086283-7c63-4e17-8917-676df7e384f8|eBook|eBook||English|Scholastic Inc.|2017||
|subject_facet||Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Conspiracies -- Fiction, Conspiracies -- Korea (North) -- Juvenile fiction, Father and child -- Fiction, Father and child -- Juvenile fiction, Korea (North) -- Fiction, Korea (North) -- Politics and government -- 2011- -- Juvenile fiction, Korea (North) -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile fiction, Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction, Secrets -- Fiction, Tourists -- Korea (North) -- Juvenile fiction|
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|title_full||In the Shadow of the Sun, In the shadow of the sun / Anne Sibley O'Brien|
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|topic_facet||Brothers and sisters, Conspiracies, Father and child, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Politics and government, Secrecy, Secrets, Social conditions, Tourists|