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Boat People (Hopes and Dreams)

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities,
  • Immigrants,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Literature - Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8102101M
    ISBN 100785749896
    ISBN 109780785749899

      The Boat People. The Boat People, a debut novel by Canadian-based Sharon Bala, is inspired by actual events. In and , as the Sri Lankan civil war reached its 9/ The boat people / Sharon Bala. A high-stakes and increasingly timely novel. When the rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan and fellow refugees from Sri Lanka's bloody civil war reaches the shores of British Columbia, the young father believes the struggles that he and his .


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