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Author Smith, Roland, 1951-

Title Elephant run / Roland Smith.

Imprint New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j SMITH,ROL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 318 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary Nick endures servitude, beatings, and more after his British father's plantation in Burma is invaded by the Japanese in 1941, and when his father and others are taken prisoner and Nick is stranded with his friend Mya, they plan a daring escape on elephants, risking their lives to save Nick's father and Mya's brother from a Japanese prisoner of war camp.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Fiction.
Elephants -- Fiction.
Burma -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Children's stories.
ISBN 1423104021 (reinforced) : $15.99
9781423104025 (reinforced) : $15.99

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