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My beautiful birds

Author: Suzanne Del Rizzo
Publisher: Toronto : Pajama Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A moving story about one boy's refugee experience in the Syrian Civil War and the birds who help him on the road to emotional healing. Behind Sami, the Syrian skyline is full of smoke. The boy follows his family and all his neighbours in a long line, as they trudge through the sands and hills to escape the bombs that have destroyed their homes. But all Sami can think of is his pet pigeons - will they escape too?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bilderbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Del Rizzo
ISBN: 9781772780109 1772780103
OCLC Number: 1019896452
Awards: Winner of Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children's Literature 2017 (United States)
Winner of SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2018 (Canada)
Winner of One Book for Kids, One San Diego selection 2017 (United States)
Runner-up for Middle East Book Award: Picture Books Honour Book 2017 (United States)
Commended for New York Times Notable Children's Books selection 2017 (United States)
Commended for Quill & Quire's "2017 Books of the Year" selection 2017 (Canada)
Commended for New York Public Library's "The Best Picture Books for Kids of 2017" selection 2017 (United States)
Commended for Notable Books for a Global Society selection 2018 (United States)
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Responsibility: Suzanne Del Rizzo.


Now in paperback, a compassionate, hopeful New York Times Notable portrait of a young refugee from celebrated author-illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo.  Read more...


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About My Beautiful Birds2017 New York Times Notable Children's Books selection2017 Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children's Literature Winner2018 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Canada Winner2017 Read more...

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