Kiki and Jacques: A Refugee Story

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Product Details
Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.5 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780823441808

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About the Author
Susan Ross is an author and writing teacher who divides her time between Connecticut and Maine. Susan grew up in an immigrant family in Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, and worked with refugee Somali teenagers in writing Kiki and Jacques' realistic portrayal of the experience of New Mainers in her childhood home.
Reviews
"Captivating. . . A stunning debut."--Patricia Reilly Giff, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author

"Jacques is a model for readers facing their own ethical dilemmas."--Publishers Weekly

"This ultimately rosy picture of an unexpectedly diverse town coming together is heartening and gratifying."--Booklist

"Every middle-schooler (and you too) should read this novel."--Bangor Daily News