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Sky and River have always lived on Island, the only world they've ever known. Until the day River spots a boat. Across Ocean, in a place called California, Sky is separated from River and forced to live with a grandmother she's just met. Here the rules for survival are different. People rely on strange things like cars and cell phones. They keep secrets from one another. And without River, nothing makes sense. Sky yearns for her old life where she was strong and capable, not lost and confused. She must find River so they can return to Island, but the truth behind how they ended up there in the first place will come as the biggest shock of all.

Hardcover:

9781619633513 | Bloomsbury USA, May 13, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Sky and River have always lived on Island, the only world they've ever known.

Paperback:

9781619633537 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA, May 1, 2018), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Fly Away, Pigeon tells the heart-wrenching story of a family torn between emigration and immigration and paints evocative portraits of the former Yugoslavia and modern-day Switzerland.  In this novel, Melinda Nadj Abonji interweaves two narrative strands, recounting the history of three generations of the Kocsis family and chronicling their hard-won assimilation...read more
By Tess Lewis (trans)

Hardcover:

9780857422125 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 15, 2014, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Fly Away, Pigeon tells the heart-wrenching story of a family torn between emigration and immigration and paints evocative portraits of the former Yugoslavia and modern-day Switzerland.

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Product Description: Becoming American offers perspectives on the realities and challenges of Americans at the crossroads of two cultures. From a biracial romance during the Vietnam War, to the Ping Pong Diplomacy Chinese Americans faced in 1970s China, to the intergenerational gaps between immigrant parents and their grown American-born children, each story resonates with the voices of people from different walks of life...read more

Hardcover:

9780970165473 | East West Discovery Pr, February 28, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Becoming American offers perspectives on the realities and challenges of Americans at the crossroads of two cultures.

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Nine-year-old Meena wants to be like all the other British children, but as the daughter of the only Punjabi family in the mining village of Tollington, she must live a childhood caught between two cultures

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9781565843721 | New Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Nine-year-old Meena wants to be like all the other British children, but as the daughter of the only Punjabi family in the mining village of Tollington, she must live a childhood caught between two cultures

Paperback:

9781565845299 | New Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Nine-year-old Meena wants to be like all the other British children, but as the daughter of the only Punjabi family in the mining village of Tollington, she must live a childhood caught between two cultures
9780061006838, titled "The Queensland File" | Harpercollins, May 1, 1994, cover price $4.50 | also contains The Queensland File | About this edition: After a lovely journalist takes a bullet meant for him, ex-RAF pilot and secret agent Gordon Gallagher realizes that once again he is headed for a showdown with an old enemy, Marika, a cold-blooded assassin.

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