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The Garbage King
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Publication date November 1, 2016
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781509802951
ISBN-10 1509802959
Dimensions 0 by 5 by 8 in.
Original list price $9.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
When Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. Escaping back to the city, he meets another, very different runaway. Dani is rich, educated—and fleeing his tyrannical father. Together they join a gang of homeless street boys who survive only by mutual bonds of trust and total dependence on each other.


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780764156793
 
from Barrons Juveniles (September 1, 2003)
9780764156793 | details & prices | 336 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.10 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Mamo, an orphan who escapes from a life of slavery and returns to the city, meets up with another runaway, Dani, a rich kid who leaves home to get away from his bullying father, and the two of them learn to beg and scavenge from the garbage to survive.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780764126260 Book cover for 9781509802951
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Pan Macmillan (November 1, 2016)
9781509802951 | details & prices | 336 pages | List price $9.99
About: When Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa.
from Barrons Juveniles (October 1, 2003)
9780764126260 | details & prices | 336 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $5.95
About: This novel of unusual power for older boys and girls tells the gripping and dramatic story of homeless street children forced to do whatever they have to do in order to stay alive in the brutal slums of an Ethiopian city.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606310277
 
from Demco Media (September 30, 2004)
9780606310277 | details & prices | 329 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $15.50
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (September 1, 2003); titled "Garbage King"
9780613840606 | details & prices | List price $14.40

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