Adem's Cross by Alice Mead

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"Adem is an ethnic Albanian in the former Yugoslavian province of Kosovo, where the Serbian soldiers are making their violent presence increasingly felt...Acts of resistance are met with reprisals and death, as Adem finds out when his defiant older sister loses her life."-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.

"Riveting."-Publishers Weekly

About Alice Mead

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ALICE MEAD is the author of the popular Junebug books. Shelives in Maryland. MARYANN COCCA-LEFFLER has writtenand/or illustrated many books for children. She lives inAmherst, New Hampshire.
Published October 22, 1996 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 144 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Adem, a 14-year-old Albanian, lives in Kosovo, a former province of what was Yugoslavia and is now controlled by the cruel and capricious Serbian military.

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Set in 1993, Mead's (Junebug) timely novel examines the plight of the ethnic Albanians of the former Yugoslavian province of Kovoso, now occupied by Serb forces.

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