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ISBN-10: 1554550866

ISBN-13: 9781554550869

Edition: 2008

Authors: Deborah Ellis

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01 02 "There is a lion in our village, and it is carrying away our children." At her father's funeral, Binti's grandmother utters the words that no one in Malawi wants to hear. Binti's father and her mother before him, dies of AIDS. Binti, her sister, and brother are separated and sent to the home of relatives who can barely tolerate their presence. Ostracized by their extended family, the orphans are treated like the lowest servants. With her brother far away and her sister wallowing in her own sorrow, Binti can hardly contain her rage. She, Binti Phirim, was once a child star of a popular radio program. Now she is scraping to survive. Binti always believed she was special, now she is…    
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 10/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 186
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Deborah Elliswon Canada’s Governor General’s Award in 2000 for her first book,Searching for X. She is also the author of several other books, includingParvana’s Journey, winner of the Jane Addams Award and the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award, given annually by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canadian Booksellers Association. She lives in Ontario, Canada.