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4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

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Review

."..heart-rending and heart-affirming..."--"Kirkus", starred

"Morpurgo humanizes the asylum story through one refugee boy's viewpoint."--"Booklist"

."..heart-rending and heart-affirming..."--"Kirkus, "starred

""Shadow "is the perfect book for classroom teachers looking for a contemporary tale of the old, sad story: war's devastating ramifications for everyone, including children."--"Horn Book"

"Morpurgo humanizes the asylum story through one refugee boy's viewpoint."--"Booklist"

..".heart-rending and heart-affirming..."--"Kirkus, "starred review

""Shadow" succeeds in evoking empathy and inspiring readers to take a stand for their beliefs." -- "School Library Journal"

Praise for "Shadow"

""Shadow "is the perfect book for classroom teachers looking for a contemporary tale of the old, sad story: war's devastating ramifications for everyone, including children." --"Horn Book"

"Morpurgo humanizes the asylum story through one refugee boy's viewpoint." --"Booklist"

"Heart-rending and heart-affirming..." --"Kirkus," starred review

""Shadow" succeeds in evoking empathy and inspiring readers to take a stand for their beliefs." --"School Library Journal
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Praise for "Shadow"

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Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller

A stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the world…

This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words – a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed – it is not customary for people to keep dogs as pets in his part of the world. But when Aman and his mother finally decide to make a bid for freedom, the dog Aman has called Shadow will not leave their side. Soon it becomes clear: the destinies of boy and dog are linked, and always will be…


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 11473 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (21 October 2010)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004BDOTMM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #126,165 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsThat dogs are your best friends and will always be there for you if the can
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