Four Feet, Two Sandals

When relief workers bring used clothing to the refugee camp, everyone scrambles to grab whatever they can. Ten-year-old Lina is thrilled when she finds a sandal that fits her foot perfectly, until she sees that another girl has the matching shoe. But soon Lina and Feroza meet and decide that it is better to share the sandals than for each to wear only one. As the girls go about their routines washing clothes in the river, waiting in long lines for water, and watching for their names to appear on the list to go to America the sandals remind them that frie ndship is what is most important. Four Feet, Two Sandals was inspired by a refugee girl who asked the authors why there were no books about children like her. With warm colors and sensitive brush strokes, this book portrays the strength, courage, and hope of refugees around the world, whose daily existence is marked by uncertainty and fear.
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Karen Lynn Williams has written several books about the plight of children. She has lived in Haiti and Malawi, and now lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Khadra Mohammed is the executive director of the Pittsburgh Refugee Centre, and has worked with refugees in the United States and other countries for more than twenty years. Khadra lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.IllustratorDoug Chayka has illustrated several children's books. His work has also appeared in various publications, and has been honoured by the Society of Illustrators.Doug teaches illustration at the Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 32
Erscheinungsdatum 21.09.2007
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-8028-5296-0
Verlag William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Maße (L/B/H) 23,8/31,3/0,9 cm
Gewicht 456 g
Abbildungen col. Illustrations
Illustrator Doug Chayka
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