Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea

By Sungju Lee and Elizabeth McClelland, Susan Elizabeth McClelland

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Publisher Abrams Imprint Amulet ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 Red Maple Award Non-Fiction Winner <br> CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 9–12<br> 2017 Notable Books for a Global Society<br> Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Nonfiction Silver<br> 2016 Cybils Award Winner, Young Adult Nonfiction

Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea

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Social Issue: Harsh Realities of Life,Violence: Mild Violence

This 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. Letter from the author. A brief history of twentieth-century Korea. Glossary.
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