Faraway home

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IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 610L
As her father prepares for a trip back to his childhood home in Ethiopia, Desta begins to worry. Where does her father truly belong--in the village of his youth or here in America with her? What was growing up in Ethiopia like? And will her father's love for his family be enough to bridge these two worlds and bring him back to her? *A powerful portrait of a contemporary American immigrant family *From a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning artist *Portrays a heartwarming father-daughter relationship *Junior Library Guild Selection
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Grouped Work ID 01897b6a-2ee9-5254-11fa-0e07acc8a26c
Grouping Title faraway home
Grouping Author kurtz jane
Grouping Category book
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Last Indexed 2018-09-24 04:44:42AM

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accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.6
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display_description Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.
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itype_aacpl Children's Picture Book
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lexile_score 610
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primary_isbn 9780152000363
publishDate 2000
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Ethiopia -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Faraway home
title_full Faraway home / Jane Kurtz ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
title_short Faraway home
topic_facet African Americans, Fathers and daughters