Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Cry of the Giraffe by Judie Oron

Cry of the Giraffe

by Judie Oron

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
483242,697 (3.31)None



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 3 of 3
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 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

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)

LibraryThing Author

Judie Oron is a LibraryThing Author, an author who lists their personal library on LibraryThing.

profile page | author page

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
4 wanted

Popular covers


Average: (3.31)
2.5 1
3 4
4 3

Annick Press

2 editions of this book were published by Annick Press.

Editions: 1554512719, 1554512727


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 118,698,814 books! | Top bar: Always visible