Myanmar

Bamboo People

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Ages 12 and up, Asia (Southeast), Myanmar, Theme: Cultural Differences, Theme: Family Relationships, Theme: Multicultural Friendship | Comments Off on Bamboo People

Bamboo People

Bamboo People By Mitali Perkins Published by Charlesbridge “…a story that invites discussion of the realities of warfare rooted in long-standing antagonism and unreasoning hatred of “the other.” —Michael Cart, Booklist “It is a heartfelt, well-formed novel about a place and people rarely seen in fiction for young readers.” —Uma Krishnaswami, Children’s Literature Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N   Description This coming-of-age story is narrated by two fourteen-year-old boys on opposing sides of the conflict between the Burmese government and...

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