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Home of the Brave

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 586 Ratings and 251 Reviews

Book Description
A man I helped to settle here
taught me a saying from Africa.
I'll bet you would like it:
A cow is God with a wet nose.
Kek comes from Africa where he lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived. Now she's missing, and Kek has been sent to a new home. In America, he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He wonders if the people in t... More
Book Information
PublisherSquare Fish
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages272
ISBN-100312535635
ISBN-13978-0312535636
Publication Date12/23/2008
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About K. A. Applegate (Author) : Katherine Alice Applegate is the credited author of the Animorphs, Remnants, and Everworld book series, although many of these books are ghostwritten by other authors. Applegate's most popular books a... more
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8/29/2009 Jeanne Lemberger said: This book is on the 2009 MHL book list. A young boy with little English speaking skills is a new immigrant in this country. This book lets you see our country through his eyes.
tags: I read

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2/27/2008 Deb Marshall tagged as: I read, Inspired me, I recommend

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