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The Garbage King
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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
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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