Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing
2010, 272 pages
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. Grade Level: 6 and up (Description from source)
This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.