Home of the brave novel

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Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate

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Published 23.06.2019

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Home of the Brave

During National Poetry Month, I have been featuring some of the best single poetry volumes of recent years. For me, Home of the Brave remains one of the most compelling books ever written for children about the immigrant experience. In the Civil War that ravaged his country, Kek lost his father and brother, and his mother remains missing. So like many of the refugees from his area, he was brought to Minnesota to live with his aunt and cousin. Everything about this strange new world, including the biting, terrible snow, confuses young Kek.

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A man I helped to settle here taught me a saying from Africa. I'll bet you would like it: A cow is God with a wet nose. Kek comes from Africa where he lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived. Now she's missing, and Kek has been sent to a new home. In America, he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter—cold and unkind.

Dec 18, Minutes Middle Grade Buy. Dec 18, Minutes Middle Grade Kek comes from Africa. In America, he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter—cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother.

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  1. Home of the Brave book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first t.

  2. "Home of the Brave "is Katherine Applegate's first stand-alone novel. "In Kek's story, I hope readers will see the neighbor child with a strange accent, the new kid.

  3. In her first stand-alone book, Applegate the Animorphs series effectively uses free verse to capture a Sudanese refugee's impressions of America and his slow adjustment.

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