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Dream freedom

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Publisher:
Silver Whistle,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
670L
Description
Slavery still exists in some parts of the world, even in the year 2000. In Sudan, tens of thousands of men, women, and children of the Dinka and Nuba tribes are regularly captured, taken from their homes and families, and forced into hard labor. Based on a true story and real-life contemporary events, this novel tells how a group of students in Denver, Colorado, learns of the atrocities in Sudan, and how they begin to make a difference--raising money to "redeem" slaves and educating others about this dire situation. Award-winning author Sonia Levitin juxtaposes the safe and secure world of an American classroom with the severe hardship of the Dinka people, making Dream Freedom a book that will raise consciousness around the world.
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ISBN:
9780152024048
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
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Full title dream freedom
Author levitin sonia
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Last Update 2018-05-15 23:04:39PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 00:59:44AM

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subject_facet Family life -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Slavery. -- Sudan -- Fiction
title_display Dream freedom
title_full Dream freedom / Sonia Levitin
title_short Dream freedom
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