The Resource Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

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Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea
Title
Every falling star
Title remainder
how I survived and escaped North Korea
Statement of responsibility
by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--
  • "Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist"--
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Title
Every falling star
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Summary
Sungju Lee, who at the age of twelve was forced to live on the streets of North Korea, presents his autobiography.
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Award
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2017
  • OLA Best Bets, 2016.
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  • Provided by publisher
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Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527151
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 951.9305/1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS935.7773.L44
LC item number
A3 2016
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880
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 9
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
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Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
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volume
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nc
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text
Content type code
txt
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
xvii, 316 pages
Isbn
9781419721328
Lccn
2016002463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat49
System control number
  • ocn938991009
  • (OCoLC)938991009

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