Chiko, fifteen, has been illegally conscripted into the Burmese army. While leading a mission to find a cache of Karenni rebels' weapons, Chiko steps on a land mine. Tu Reh, a sixteen-year-old Karenni boy, discovers Chiko in the jungle, and it's up to him whether this Burmese boy-this enemy-lives or dies.
Bamboo PeopleBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781580893282 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Charlesbridge Page Count: 272 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Dewey Classification: F Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 7 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.2, Points: 14 Lexile: Level: 680L Awards & Honors: 2011 ALA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults; IRA Teachers' Choices 2011, Advanced Readers; IRA Notable Books for a Global Society 2011; Indies Choices Young Adult Honor 2011; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Today, ages 12-14 Genre: Fiction
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