Gleam and Glow

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Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
26 Reviews
While Papa is off fighting with the Liberation Army, Viktor, little Marina, and Mama must abandon their possessions and flee their home with the other refugees, and as they embark on an arduous journey, Viktor thinks about what he left behind--his books, his room, and the fish his little sister adored--and ponders what the future might bring. Reprint.

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User Review  - Sarah.Lew - LibraryThing

This book is appropriate for first through third grade. This book is inspired by true events and beautifully depicts a family's journey during a time of war. In the book, a family must flee because of a war, but they have to leave everything behind, including their two fish Gleam and Glow. Read full review

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User Review  - Elines Flores - Goodreads

Although inspired by true events, Eve Bunting's version has made this touching story accessible to all people. Anyone that has ever been forced to uproot his or her lives and venture on to the ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

EVE BUNTING is the author of many acclaimed books for young readers, including the Caldecott Medal--winning Smoky Night. She lives in Southern California.

PETER SYLVADA's first picture book, A Symphony of Whales, won the Christopher Medal and was named a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children. He lives in Cardiff, California.

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