Of Beatles and Angels: a Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to harvard
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- Brief Synopsis:
- this is the remarkable story of a boy who left a Sudanese refugee camp at the age of three and after years of struggle in America, won a scholarship to Harvard.
- Long Synopsis:
- Mawi Asgedom moved from a Sudanese refugee camp to Chicago when he was three years old. His father, formerly a doctor in Ethiopia had to do back-breaking work in order to support his family, but he always encouraged the author to dream and to educate himself. After years of struggle, he was accepted with a scholarship to Harvard University. Includes recipes. An excellent biography for young readers.
- Book Quality:
- Book Size:
- 154 Pages
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- Copyrighted By:
- Mawi Asgedom
- Adult content:
- English US
- Children's Books, Nonfiction, Teens, Disability-Related, Biographies and Memoirs, Cooking, Food and Wine
- Submitted By:
- Amber W
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Reviews of Of Beatles and Angels: a Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to harvard (1 review)
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At first i thought this book was going to be really boring but i had to read it for my class.after the first few pages i had to keep reading it.it was so good i stayed up till 2 in the morning to finish it!it was the best book i have ever read!it was funny touching and exithing!it will have you at the ends of youir feet.if you like to cry over a good book i advise you to read it!