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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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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"--
Summary
Sungju Lee, who at the age of twelve was forced to live on the streets of North Korea, presents his autobiography.
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2017
  • OLA Best Bets, 2016.
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527151
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 951.9305/1092
  • B
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how I survived and escaped North Korea
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn945586115
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613123409
Lccn
2016014432
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
System control number
(OCoLC)945586115
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn945586115
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613123409
Lccn
2016014432
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
System control number
(OCoLC)945586115

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