Refugee 87 by Ele Fountain audiobook

Refugee 87

By Ele Fountain
Read by Damian Lynch

4.49 Hours 06/04/2019 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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A young refugee crosses continents in this timely, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting novel of survival. Shif has a happy life, unfamiliar with the horrors of his country's regime. He is one of the smartest boys in school, and feels safe and loved in the home he shares with his mother and little sister, right next door to his best friend. But the day that soldiers arrive at his door, Shif knows that he will never be safe again--his only choice is to run. Facing both unthinkable cruelty and boundless kindness, Shif bravely makes his way towards a future he can barely imagine. Based on real experiences and written in spare, powerful prose, this gripping debut illustrates the realities faced by countless young refugees across the world today. Refugee 87 is a story of friendship, kindness, hardship, survival, and -- above all -- hope.

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Summary

Summary

A young refugee crosses continents in this timely, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting novel of survival.
Shif has a happy life, unfamiliar with the horrors of his country's regime. He is one of the smartest boys in school, and feels safe and loved in the home he shares with his mother and little sister, right next door to his best friend. But the day that soldiers arrive at his door, Shif knows that he will never be safe again--his only choice is to run. Facing both unthinkable cruelty and boundless kindness, Shif bravely makes his way towards a future he can barely imagine.
Based on real experiences and written in spare, powerful prose, this gripping debut illustrates the realities faced by countless young refugees across the world today. Refugee 87 is a story of friendship, kindness, hardship, survival, and -- above all -- hope.


Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Exceptional…Vivid, convincing, and empathetic…A tale of our time, imparting understanding and sympathy…Powerfully told, without sentimentality.” Sunday Times (London)

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Author

Author Bio: Ele Fountain

Author Bio: Ele Fountain

Ele Fountain worked for many years as a children’s book editor before turning to writing. She lives outside London with her family. This is her debut novel.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 4.49
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English