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

Lee, Sungju. (Author). McClelland, Susan. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 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 -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange YA B LE (Text) 30477100985070 Young Adult: New Available -
North Madison County Elwood Public Library YA 951.93 LEE (Text) 30419101512920 Young Adult Non-Fic. Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster YA 951.93 LEE (Text) 72436000116589 YA Nonfiction In process -
Osgood Public Library - Osgood HIST 951.93 LEE (Text) 39692000895028 New Item Shelves Available -
Rochester Library YA LEE (Text) 33187004119323 YA Fiction - R Available -
Topeka Branch YA B LE (Text) 30477100983141 Young Adult: New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419721328
  • ISBN: 1419721321
  • Physical Description: xv, 314 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "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.
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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