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Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea / Sungju Lee & Susan McClelland.

Lee, Sungju (author.). McClelland, Susan. (Added Author).
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  • 14 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 951.93 LEE (Text) 840191002256693 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 951.93 LEE YA (Text) 36241000398782 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library YA LEE (Text) 33187004119323 YA Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library YA B LE (Text) 30477100985070 Young Adult: Biography Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch YA B LE (Text) 30477100983141 Young Adult: Biography Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon J 921 LEE (Text) 36825000851046 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 951.9305 LEE (Text) 39231033228277 Young Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 921 LEE (Text) 39206021283716 Teen NF Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL YA 951.93 LEE (Text) 30419101512920 Young Adult Non-Fic. Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster YA 951.93 LEE (Text) 72436000116589 YA Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781419721328
  • ISBN: 1419721321
  • Physical Description: xv, 314 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2016.

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"Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
880 Lexile.
Subject: Lee, Sungju > Childhood and youth.
Lee, Sungju > Family.
Boys > Korea (North) > Biography.
Homeless boys > Korea (North) > Biography.
Street children > Korea (North) > Biography.
Survival > Korea (North)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Asia.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Homelessness & Poverty.
Korea (North) > History > 1994-2011 > Biography.
Korea (North) > Social conditions.

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