Guantanamo boy

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Publisher:
Albert Whitman,
Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
900L
Description
Innocent until proven guilty? Not here you're not. Robbed of his childhood, this is one boy's fictional experience of the supposed war on terror. Khalid, a fifteen-year-old Muslim boy from England, is abducted from Pakistan while on holiday with his family. He is taken to Guantanamo Bay and held without charge, where his hopes and dreams are crushed under the cruellest of circumstances. An innocent denied his freedom at a time when most boys are finding theirs, Khalid tries and fails to understand what's happening to him.
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ISBN:
9780807530771
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.5, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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subject_facet Cousins -- Fiction
Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp -- Fiction
Muslims -- Fiction
Prejudices -- Fiction
Prisoners -- Fiction
Torture -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
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Muslims
Prejudices
Prisoners
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Young adult fiction