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Product description

A heartbreaking story of war and courage set in the shattered city of Beirut. Since her father left Lebanon in search of work and her mother died in a shell attack, ten-year-old Ayesha has lived in bomb-ravaged Beirut with her granny and two small brothers. The city has been torn in half by civil war. Dividing the two sides is a desolate, dangerous no man’s land: a deadly zone which only militiamen and tanks dare enter. But when Granny falls ill, Ayesha sets off on a terrifying journey to reach a doctor living in enemy territory…

Product Details






Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

February 4th, 2016

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  • 128 pages


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