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Mattingley, Christobel.
Puffin, 1993
IL 5-8
ISBN 0140367292
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This is a story of war, told from a child's point of view. The Bosnian conflicts may be a thing of the past, but this story is a testament to the saying "War never does make sense".  Asmir and his family have to flee the city of Sarajevo and they become refugees to escape the war.  Unfortunately Asmir's father cannot leave with them. Mattingley's story is based on real events and is a tender account of the family's escape and the emotions they experience. It is also a tale of compassion.  (Neil Donovan, Teacher-Librarian,
SUBJECTS:     Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 --Bosnia and Hercegovina --Sarajevo --Fiction.
                         Refugees --Yugoslavia --Bosnia and Hercegovina --Fiction.
                         Bosnia and Hercegovina --History --1992- --Fiction.

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