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Malini: Through My Eyes

Malini: Through My Eyes (Paperback)

By Hillman, Robert
Series edited by White, Lyn

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Malini lives with her parents and young sister, Banni, in northern Sri Lanka. As the civil war heads towards its catastrophic end, Malini and her family are herded by Tamil Tiger troops towards the coast where they will act as human shields, along with thousands of other Tamil ci...vilians. When Malini's father pushes a mobile phone into her hands and tells her to run off into the forest with Banni, Malini does as she is told. But then the shelling begins, and Malini has no way of finding her mother and father. With the role of parent thrust upon her, Malini has no choice but to travel to her grandfather's village a long way inland. She and Banni will need to keep off the highways and stay alert for soldiers from all sides. But where will the next meal come from? Who can they trust? Where will they shelter? And will they ever be reunited with their parents again? The uplifting story of one girl's odyssey through war-torn Sri Lanka.
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ISBN 9781743312551
Published NZ 27 Aug 2014
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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Series Through My Eyes (part: 5)
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ISBN-13 9781743312551
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Published 27 Aug 2014
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hillman, Robert
Series edited by White, Lyn
Series Through My Eyes (part: 5)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Australian
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 190g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress History, Sisters, Fiction, Ethnic conflict - Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka - History - Civil War, 1983-2009
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult

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