Like Water on Stone

Like Water on Stone

eBook - 2014
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"Evocative and hopeful," says Newbery Honor-Winner Rita Williams-Garcia of this intense survival story set during the Armenian genocide of 1915. It is 1914, and the Ottoman Empire is crumbling into violence. Beyond Anatolia, in the Armenian Highlands, Shahen Donabedian dreams of going to New York. Sosi, his twin sister, never wants to leave her home, especially now that she is in love. At first, only Papa, who counts Turks and Kurds among his closest friends, stands in Shahen's way. But when the Ottoman pashas set in motion their plans to eliminate all Armenians, neither twin has a choice. After a horrifying attack leaves them orphaned, they flee into the mountains, carrying their little sister, Mariam. But the children are not alone. An eagle watches over them as they run at night and hide each day, making their way across mountain ridges and rivers red with blood. "I have walked through the remnants of the Armenian...
Publisher: 2014
ISBN: 9780385373296
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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JCLChrisK Dec 29, 2015

The poetry presentation didn't work so well for me, but it's a very powerful story.

Dec 24, 2014

i really like this book :)

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