The red pencil

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"Amira, look at me," Muma insists. She collects both my hands in hers. "The Janjaweed attack without warning. If ever they come -- run." 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. New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney's powerful verse and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Shane W. Evans's breathtaking illustrations combine to tell an inspiring tale of one girl's triumph against all odds.
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9780316371544
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HL: High-Low 620L
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subject_facet Blacks -- Sudan
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Blacks -- Sudan -- Juvenile fiction
Children's audiobooks
Novels in verse
Novels in verse -- Juvenile fiction
Refugees
Refugees -- Fiction
Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
Sudan
Sudan -- Fiction
Sudan -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The red pencil
title_full The Red Pencil
The red pencil / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
The red pencil [sound recording] / by Andrea Davis Pinkney
title_short The red pencil
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Children's audiobooks
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Novels in verse
Refugees