Under the Sun

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Harry N. Abrams, Mar 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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Chronicles the harrowing journey of Ehmet, a thirteen-year-old boy from Sarajevo who gets caught up in the ethnic conflicts in the former Yugoslavia.

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User Review  - Hectic Glow - Goodreads

This book was great. It consisted of beautiful writing and an interesting plot. Each chapter ended with a cliffhanger and the historical facts made the story feel real. Furthermore, I think one of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

During the 1990's a teenage boy named Ehmet is caught in the middle of the Bosnian genocide in Sarajevo. One day he was able to run down the streets worry free and the next day he had to run from ... Read full review

Contents

The Giant
1
The Country
11
Game
19
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Arthur Dorros, an author and occasional illustrator, was born in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 1950. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in 1972. He received his postgraduate teaching certification from Pacific Oaks College in 1979. He has worked odd jobs in his youth such as: builder, carpenter, drafter and photographer. He was a teacher for both elementary and junior high. He was the artist in residence for more than a dozen New York public schools while running programs in creative writing and bookmaking. Some of his children's books are written in both English and Spanish. He also writes books that deal with science and nature. Ant Cities and Feel the Wind were named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council and A Tree is Growing was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. He has received the Reading Rainbow Review book selections award for three of his books - Alligator Shoes, Ant Cities and Abuela.

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