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The Garbage King

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 7 Ratings and 7 Reviews

Book Description
This novel of unusual power for older boys and girls tells the gripping and dramatic story of homeless street children forced to do whatever they have to do in order to stay alive in the brutal slums of an Ethiopian city. The two main characters, Mamo and Dani, come from stable families but are hurled by circumstances beyond their control into the dangers and deprivations of street life. They fin... More
Book Information
PublisherBarrons Educational Series
BindingPaperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages336
ISBN-100764126261
ISBN-13978-0764126260
Publication Date09/01/2003
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About Elizabeth Laird (Author) : Elizabeth Laird is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Elizabeth Laird include A Fistful of Pearls and Other Tale... more
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2/26/2008 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I recommend, I read

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