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Heide, Florence Parry.
New York : Clarion, 1992
IL K-3, RL 4.9
ISBN 0395559642
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"My name is Sami, and I live in the time of troubles. It is a time of guns and bombs. It is a time that has lasted all my life, and I am ten-years-old." Sami lives in Beirut, Lebanon. He and his family spend most of their time in their uncle's basement staring at the carpet and listening to the radio because of the gunfire and bombing that occurs in the streets. Sami dreams of the day when he will have a normal life again. Will this day ever come? Will Sami make it to see tomorrow or will his family be the next victims of the horrible crimes occurring through the streets? Read Sami and the Time of the Troubles by Florence Parry Heide & Judith Heide Gilliland to find out if Sami's family will survive the violence occurring in the streets. (Ashley McKown,, college student)
SUBJECTS:     Family life -- Fiction.
                        Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975- -- Fiction.

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