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Glass collector [electronic resource]. Anna Perera.

Perera, Anna. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781480450042 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781480449954 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Albert Whitman & Company, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Fifteen-year-old Aaron lives and works amid the garbage piles of Cairo.His job?To collect broken glass.His hope?To find a future he can believe in.Today in Cairo, Egypt, there is a city within a city: a city filled with garbage—literally. As one of the Zabbaleen people, Aaron makes his living sorting through the waste. When his family kicks him out, his only alternatives are to steal, beg, or take the most nightmarish garbage-collecting job of all.Anna Perera's richly detailed second young adult novel transports readers to the heartbreaking world of the Zabbaleen.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
990 Lexile.
6.1 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 12353 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 925 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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