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Black dove, white raven

by Wein, Elizabeth,

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Young Adult YA PLAY WEI
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
 
Collection  Young Adult
 
Call Number  YA PLAY WEI
 
 
Summary
Emilia and Teo's lives changed in a fiery, terrifying instant when a bird strike brought down the plane their stunt pilot mothers were flying. Teo's mother died immediately, but Em's survived, determined to raise Teo according to his late mother's wishes - in a place where he won't be discriminated against because of the colour of his skin. But in 1930s America, a white woman raising a black adoptive son alongside a white daughter is too often seen as a threat.Seeking a home where her children won't be held back by ethnicity or gender, Rhoda brings Em and Teo to Ethiopia, and all three fall in love with the beautiful, peaceful country. But that peace is shattered by the threat of war with Italy, and teenage Em and Teo are drawn into the conflict. Will their devotion to their country, its culture and people, and each other be their downfall or their salvation?In the tradition of her award-winning and bestselling Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein brings us another thrilling and deeply affecting novel that explores the bonds of friendship, the resilience of young pilots, and the strength of the human spirit.
Additional Information
Subjects Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Air pilots -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Adoption -- Juvenile fiction.
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 -- Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Solon, Ohio :2015
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Saunders, Lauren, narrator.
Thiara, Maanuv, narrator.
Bolinda Audio (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Read by Lauren Saunders and Maanuv Thiara.
Language English
Notes Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
System Details Playaway digital audio book.
Description 1 audio media player (10 hr., 57 min.) : digital, high definition audio ; 9 cm + 1 AAA battery ; in container.
ISBN 9781486231416
1486231411
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