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Road to Chlifa (Northern Lights Books for Children)

Road to Chlifa (Northern Lights Books for Children)

ISBN: 9780889951297
Publisher: Red Deer Press
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This hard-hitting novel won, in its original French edition:
  • The Governor General's Award,
  • The Alvine Bélisle Award, and
  • The Brive/Montréal Award.

Nominee, Governor General's Literary Award for Translation (from French to English)

Karim has journeyed a long way from his home in war-torn Beirut to his new high school in Quebec. Now he must travel the difficult road to a life without war. There is contempt and racism here, too. But there is also My-Lan, a new companion in a new and challenging country. It is an adventure behind the headlines and a lesson in life you couldn't learn in the classroom.

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