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The composition / Antonio Skaarmeta ; pictures by Alfonso Ruano.

Skaarmeta, Antonio. (Author). Amado, Elisa. (Added Author). Ruano, Alfonso, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett JSPA SKA (Text) 30010170391554 Juvenile Spanish Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J FIC.c Skarmeta, Antonio (Text) 78294000243420 J Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette J FIC Ska (Text) 31951003500573 Children's Room - Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0888993900
  • Physical Description: 33 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st English-language ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : Groundwood Books ; 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note: English translation by Elisa Amado.
Summary, etc.: When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country.
Target Audience Note: 420 Lexile.
Awards Note: Amaericas Award, 2000.
Subject: Dictatorship > Fiction.
Military government > Fiction.
Latin America > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.

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