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6 edition of Kiss the Dust (Contents) found in the catalog.

Kiss the Dust (Contents)

by Elizabeth Laird

  • 87 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Mammoth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7969078M
    ISBN 100749708573
    ISBN 109780749708573

    Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her.   Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her.

    Kiss the Dust Elizabeth Laird, Author Puffin Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Day Patch Stood Guard Buy this book Set in Iraq, this. out of 5 stars Kiss The Dust. Reviewed in the United States on 6 February Verified Purchase. This book was very interesting from the moment I started. Those kinds of books always keep me reading them. I read this book for a reading group so I had to read the whole thing. I forgot that it was even necessary to read s:

    Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her/4(4). Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her. Until now. The secret police are closing in. Tara and her family must flee to the mountains with only the few things they can carry. It is a hard Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.


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Kiss the Dust Kiss the dust is a historical fiction novel written by Elizabeth Laird. It is about a young girl who, with her family escapes from the troubles of Iraq and across the border of Iran. It is about the conflicts between the Kurds and Iraqis.

The text is easy to read. I really like the book as it shows different perspectives in the /5. Kiss the Dust has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now Buy Used. $ FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S.

when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(16). Well, in Kiss the Dust, Elizabeth Laird invites readers to engage in the coming of age of an Iraqi girl journeying across a war-torn country.

Laird wrote the novel inbased on real experiences. Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away.

It hasn't really touched by: 5. Here, Laird, author of a poignant first novel about the effects of a hydrocephalic baby on his family (Loving Ben, ), portrays the journey of a Kurdish refugee family—a story based on the real experiences in the mid's of Iraqi Kurds now living in England.

For Tara, 13, and her family, their ordeal is cruel and often life-threatening, yet they are among the lucky ones. Kiss the Dust is an exciting story of a girl,Tara, who's father is into problems with the secret police.

The family must move around a lot and taa runs into different problems and scary situations. Wow, what a great book!5/5(5). 8 rows  Kiss the dust by Elizabeth Laird; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile fiction.

Kiss the Dust Elizabeth Laird, Author Dutton Books $15 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Day Patch Stood Guard. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away.

It hasn't really touched her. Until now. The secret police are closing in. Tara and her family must flee to the mountains with only the few things they can carry.

It is a hard and dangerous journey - but their struggles have only just begun/5(4). An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. No place is safe for Tara and her family. Twelve-year-old Tara Hawrami lives a normal life in Iraq--until the day she sees a boy, a Kurd like herself, get shot by soldiers in the street.

But Tara still doesn't realize just how dangerous life for the Kurds has become until the Iraqi secret police come for her father/5(5). About Kiss the Dust. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. No place is safe for Tara and her family. Twelve-year-old Tara Hawrami lives a normal life in Iraq—until the day she sees a boy, a Kurd like herself, get shot by soldiers in the street.

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Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. Book review Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird () W e receive a lot of refugees into the United Kingdom but, unless you actually meet any for yourself, it's difficult to have any grasp of the kind of circumstances that have brought them to this country.

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The plot did not keep me interested at all. I could basically predict the rest of the book after reading through the first few chapters/5(20). Get this from a library. Kiss the dust. [Elizabeth Laird; Peggy Dunphy] -- Her father's involvement with the Kurdish resistance movement in Iraq forces thirteen-year-old Tara to flee with her family over the border into Iran, where they face an unknown future.

Click to read more about Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers This book brings a personal perspective on what life is like in war torn Iraq.

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