Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Dorros, Arthur
New York : Amulet Books, 2004.
ISBN 0810949334
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During the ethnic strife in Bosnia, young Ehmet has seen his mother die at the hands of the soldiers and he tries to escape the carnage by leaving Sarajevo.  He hides by day and walks by night.  He scavenges food anywhere he can find it.  Do you think you could live like this?  Ehmet has no choice as he finds his country caught up in a very confusing war.  A war in which he has trouble distingusing "us" from "them".
SUBJECTS:     Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Fiction.
                        Bosnia and Hercegovina -- History -- 1992- -- Fiction.
                        Prejudices -- Fiction.
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