So much for democracy

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Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2014.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
720L
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Twelve-year-old Astrid has come to Ghana with her family in 1979 so that her father can help oversee Ghana's first democratic election. Astrid and her brother, Gordo, were told it would be a great family adventure, but they soon find out that everything about Ghana is difficult--the heat, the food, the threat of disease, the soldiers on the roads, the schools. Gordo fits in more easily than Astrid, who is often left to look after her baby sister, Piper, as their mother begins to fall apart under the strain of living in Ghana. When the government is overthrown, Gordo comes down with malaria and a soldier threatens her family, Astrid is surprised to discover how protective she has become of her new home.
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ISBN:
9781459807600
9781459804814
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.3, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
720L
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Grouping Title so much for democracy
Grouping Author jones kari
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-20 23:54:40PM
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subject_facet Elections -- Ghana -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Ghana -- Fiction, Siblings -- Fiction
title_display So much for democracy
title_full So much for democracy / Kari Jones
title_short So much for democracy
topic_facet Elections, Family life, Siblings