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Description - Brother's Keeper by Julie Lee

North Korea. December, 1950.

Twelve-year-old Sora and her family live under an iron set of rules- No travel without a permit. No criticism of the government. No absences from Communist meetings. Wear red. Hang pictures of the Great Leader. Don't trust your neighbors. Don't speak your mind. You are being watched.

But war is coming, war between North and South Korea, between the Soviets and the Americans. War causes chaos--so war is the perfect time to escape. The plan is simple- Sora and her family will walk for weeks from their tiny northern village to the South Korean city of Busan--if they can avoid napalm, frostbite, border guards, and enemy soldiers.

But they can't. And when an incendiary bombing breaks the family apart, Sora and her little brother Young must get to South Korea on their own. Can a twelve-year-old girl and her eight-year-old brother survive three hundred miles of warzone in winter?

Based on the incredible true experience of the author's mother as a refugee during the Korean War, Brother's Keeper offers readers a view into a vanished world and a closed nation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780823444946
Format: Hardback
Pages: 304
Imprint: Holiday House Inc
Publisher: Holiday House Inc
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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