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Cry of the Giraffe by Judie Oron
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Cry of the Giraffe

by Judie Oron

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A fascinating, well-written story about Ethiopian Jews trying to make their way to Israel. Based on a true story. Insightful, moving, and memorable. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
Wuditu, a young Ethiopian Jewish girl, and a group of fifteen family members set out on a dangerous journey on foot to reach a refugee camp in the Sudan with the hopes of being secretly airlifted to Israel. Based on a true story. (Grades 7-12) ( )
  STBA | Jul 31, 2011 |
Based on a true story about a Jewish family trying to get to Israel from Ethiopia in the 1980's. A young girl is separated from her family, and must try to survive in Ethiopia on her own. ( )
  lilibrarian | Feb 7, 2011 |
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Labeled outcasts by their Ethiopian neighbors because of their Jewish faith, Wudita and her family make the arduous trek on foot to Sudan in the hope of the promise of a better life. Instead, they are herded into a squalid refugee camp. Wudita becomes separated from her family and forced back to the Ethiopian border.… (more)

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Annick Press

2 editions of this book were published by Annick Press.

Editions: 1554512719, 1554512727

 

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