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How I learned geography

Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-

New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.

[32] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.

As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. 'Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

Reading Level: 2.7

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0374334994

LC Call No:

PZ7.S5594 Ho 2008

Dewey Class No:

[E] 22

Author:

Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-

Title:

How I learned geography / Uri Shulevitz.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.

Physical:

[32] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Children, January 2009

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, May 2008

Citation/Refs:

Book Links (A.L.A.), January 2009

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, May 2008

Citation/Refs:

Book Links-starred, July 2008

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, March 2008

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, May 2008

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, October 2008

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), March 2008

Summary:

As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. 'Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

Target Audience:

2.7

Target Audience:

K-3 Follett Library Resources

Awards Note:

Caldecott Medal/Honor, 2009

Subject:

Shulevitz, Uri,--1935---Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Fiction.

Subject:

Maps--Fiction.

Subject:

Geography--Fiction.

Link:

Contributor biographical information

Link:

Publisher description

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