Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Drita, My Homegirl

Authors/Editors

Lombard, Jenny

Publisher(s)

Ontario, Canada: Penguin

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2006, 135 pages

Description of Resource

The story of a young girl and her family who come to New York as refugees from war-torn Kosovo. Even though Drita barely speaks English, she can't wait to start school and make new friends. But her new classmates are not very welcoming. This story shows two worlds coming together and explores the effects of war on a family and how friendship sometimes appears in the unlikeliest places. Ages 8 and up. (Description from source)

Languages

English

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.