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Stolen Voices Young People's War Diaries, from World War I to Iraq

ISBN-10: 0143038710

ISBN-13: 9780143038719

Edition: 2007

Authors: Zlata Filipovic, Melanie Challenger, Olara A. Otunnu

List price: $16.00
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From the author of the international bestseller Zlatas Diarycomes a haunting testament to how wars brutality affects the lives of young people Zlata Filipovics diary of her harrowing war experiences in the Balkans, published in 1993, made her a globally recognized spokesperson for children affected by military conflict. In Stolen Voices, she and co-editor Melanie Challenger have gathered fifteen diaries of young people coping with war, from World War I to the struggle in Iraq that continues today. Profoundly affecting testimonies of shattered youth and the gritty particulars of war in the tradition of Anne Frank, this extraordinary collection the first of its kindis sure to leave a lasting impression on young and old readers alike.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 12/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Zlata Filipovicwrote her diary between September 1991 and October 1993. Following its publication, she was awarded the Special Child of Courage Award by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. She and her family left Sarajevo in December of 1993, and used the proceeds from the book to launch a charity for child victims of the Bosnian war.

Zlata Filipovics bestselling diary of wartime Bosnia has been translated into thirty-six languages. She attended Oxford University and Trinity College, Dublin, and has spoken around the world on her experiences. Melanie Challenger,a graduate of Oxford University, was the recipient in 2005 of the Society of Authors Eric Gregory Award for poetry.