Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Bamboo People

Authors/Editors

Perkins, Mitali

Publisher(s)

Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2010, 272 pages

Description of Resource

This book is a coming-of-age novel taking place against the political and military backdrop of modern-day Burma. Narrated by two fifteen-year-old boys on opposing sides of the conflict between the Burmese government and the Karenni, one of the many ethnic minorities in Burma, Bamboo People explores the nature of violence, power, and prejudice. The site includes a discussion guide. (Description from source)

Languages

English

Availability

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