Jewish Values: When I Left My Village

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Publication Year: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
64 p.
Note: 
Language rich in metaphor describes an Ethiopian Jewish family's hardships and daring escape to Israel across harsh terrain and hostile borders. The main character is a twelve year boy and the story brings dramatic recent history to life. Pinkney's strong illustrations add to the drama. A sequel to the author's Sydney Taylor Honor Book, Day of Delight: A Jewish Sabbath in Ethiopia.
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ISBN: 
83715617
Book ID: 
691
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
Yes