Bamboo People
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Published:
Charlesbridge 2012
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Street Date:
07/01/2012
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781607345015
ASIN:
B00HXYHVO4
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MG
Level 4.4, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
680
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mitali Perkins. (2012). Bamboo People. Charlesbridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mitali Perkins. 2012. Bamboo People. Charlesbridge.

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Mitali Perkins, Bamboo People. Charlesbridge, 2012.

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Mitali Perkins. Bamboo People. Charlesbridge, 2012. Web.

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Chiko isn't a fighter by nature. He's a book-loving Burmese boy whose father, a doctor, is in prison for resisting the government. Tu Reh, on the other hand, wants to fight for freedom after watching Burmese soldiers destroy his Karenni family's home and bamboo fields. When Chiko is forced into the Burmese army and subsequently injured on a mission, the boys' lives intersect. Timidity becomes courage and anger becomes compassion as both boys discover that everything is not as it seems. Mitali Perkins delivers a touching story about hopes, dreams, and the choices that define who we are.
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