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Home of the Brave
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Square Fish
Publication date December 23, 2008
Pages 267
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312535636
ISBN-10 0312535635
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description:

A man I helped to settle here
taught me a saying from Africa.
I'll bet you would like it:
A cow is God with a wet nose.

Kek comes from Africa where he lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived. Now she's missing, and Kek has been sent to a new home. In America, he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter―cold and unkind. But slowly he makes friends: a girl in foster care, an old woman with a rundown farm, and a sweet, sad cow that reminds Kek of home. As he waits for word of his mother's fate, Kek weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country.



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Paperback
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With Katherine Applegate | Reprint edition from Square Fish (December 23, 2008)
9780312535636 | details & prices | 267 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
About: A man I helped to settle heretaught me a saying from Africa.
School and Library
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from Feiwel & Friends (August 21, 2007)
9780312367657 | details & prices | 249 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of a cow and her owner.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439594414
 
With Katherine Applegate | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781439594414 | details & prices | 267 pages | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $15.99

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