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The Resource The bite of the mango, by Mariatu Kamara ; with Susan McClelland

The bite of the mango, by Mariatu Kamara ; with Susan McClelland

Label
The bite of the mango
Title
The bite of the mango
Statement of responsibility
by Mariatu Kamara ; with Susan McClelland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Mariatu set out for a neighborhood village in Sierra Leone, she was kidnapped and tortured, and both of her hands cut off. She turned to begging to survive. This heart-rending memoir is a testament to her courage and resilience. Today she is a UNICEF Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, 2009.
  • Red Maple Nonfiction Award (Ontario), 2011.
Awards note
Red Maple Non-Fiction Award winner
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
299293
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kamara, Mariatu
Dewey number
j966.404092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT516.828 K35
LC item number
A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McClelland, Susan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kamara, Mariatu
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
  • War victims
  • Amputees
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The bite of the mango, by Mariatu Kamara ; with Susan McClelland
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781554511594
Isbn Type
(bound)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • 216940748
  • (OCoLC)216940748
Label
The bite of the mango, by Mariatu Kamara ; with Susan McClelland
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781554511594
Isbn Type
(bound)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • 216940748
  • (OCoLC)216940748

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