Gleam and Glow by Eve Bunting

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Inspired by real events, master storyteller Eve Bunting recounts the harrowing yet hopeful story of a family, a war--and a dazzling discovery.
 

About Eve Bunting

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EVE BUNTINGis the author of many acclaimed books for young readers, including the Caldecott Medal--winningSmoky Night.She lives in Southern California.PETER SYLVADA's first picture book,A Symphony of Whales,won the Christopher Medal and was named aNew York Times Book ReviewBest Illustrated Book of the Year and aSmithsonian MagazineNotable Book for Children. He lives in Cardiff, California.
 
Published August 1, 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sadly, houses and towns have been ravaged in the meantime, but this family discovers to its astonishment that life, if only in a small way, has transcended the horrors of war: Gleam and Glow have miraculously survived and multiplied many times over.

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Inspired by true events in the Balkans, this tale centers on two goldfish that survive in a wartorn village and become a symbol of hope.

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After a long stay in a refugee camp and a tearful reunion with their father, the family returns to find their home devastated but the pond full of fish, "as shimmery and dazzling as melted gold."

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