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Of Beetles & Angels

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9780316826204
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Language: English
Page Count: 142
Publication Date: 9/1/2002
Size: 8.27" l x 5.45" w x 0.57"
Series: N/A

Here is an unforgettable true story of a young boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to an affluent Chicago suburb where his family survives on welfare. Following his father's advice to "treat all people - even the most unsightly beetles - as though they were angels sent from heaven," Mawi Asgedom overcomes racial prejudice, language barriers, and financial disadvantage, eventually realizing his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University. Of Beetles and Angels is a compelling survival story sure to inspire readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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