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Faraway Home

Written by Jane Kurtz and illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Published by Gulliver Books
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
$17.0
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Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
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What's Faraway Home About

Publisher Summary

As her father prepares for a trip back to his childhood home in Ethiopia, Desta begins to worry. Where does her father truly belong—in the village of his youth or here in America with her? What was growing up in Ethiopia like? And will her father’s love for his family be enough to bridge these two worlds and bring him back to her? •A powerful portrait of a contemporary American immigrant family •From a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning artist •Portrays a heartwarming father-daughter relationship •Junior Library Guild Selection

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Who Wrote Faraway Home

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Jane Kurtz

I was born in Portland, Oregon (where I now live) but I spent almost all of my childhood in Ethiopia, where my parents worked for 23 years. Many of my books connect to Ethiopia, but I’ve also written books that celebrate bad moods, good habitat for birds and bees and butterflies, real life heroes and many other things.

One of my most lovely activities is volunteering to create colorful, attractive, easy-to-read books for Ethiopian kids…since that is where I learned to read, after all. With those books, I get to play with both words AND art and how they fit together.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780152000363
Publication Date:
March 6, 2000

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