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No safe place

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Publisher:
Berkeley, CA, :
Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 710L
Description
Orphaned and plagued with the grief of losing everyone he loves, 15-year-old Abdul has made a long, fraught journey from his war-torn home in Baghdad, only to end up in The Jungle -- a squalid, makeshift migrant community in Calais. Desperate to escape, he takes a spot in a small, overloaded England-bound boat that's full of other illegal migrants -- and a secret stash of heroin. A sudden skirmish leaves the boat stalled in the middle of the Channel, the pilot dead, and four young people remaining -- Abdul; Rosalia, a Romani girl who has escaped from the white slave trade; Cheslav, gone AWOL from a Russian military school; and Jonah, the boat pilot's ten-year-old nephew. As they attempt to complete the frantic and hazardous Channel crossing their individual stories are revealed and their futures become increasingly uncertain. No Safe Place is a novel of high adventure and heart-stopping suspense by a writer at the height of her powers.
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ISBN:
9780888999740
9780888999733
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.5, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 710L
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Grouping Title no safe place
Grouping Author ellis deborah
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Last Grouping Update 2020-01-01 23:21:35PM
Last Indexed 2020-10-24 01:14:54AM

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subject_facet Calais (France) -- Fiction
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
England -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
England -- Fiction
France -- Fiction
France. -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
Illegal aliens -- Fiction
Iraqis -- France -- Fiction
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title_display No safe place
title_full No safe place / Deborah Ellis
title_short No safe place
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England
France
Illegal aliens
Iraqis
Iraquis
Refugees, Kurdish
Stowaways
Teenagers