A Million Shades of Gray

A Million Shades of Gray

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In 1975 after American troops pull out of Vietnam, a thirteen-year-old boy and his beloved elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781416918837
Branch Call Number: j Fiction Kad
Characteristics: 216 p. ; 21 cm


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Feb 16, 2015

excellent story!

branch_reviews Jun 30, 2012

After the American withdrawal from Vietnam, thirteen year old Y’Tin and his family and friends must defend themselves from the North Vietnamese army. But Y’Tin’s passion is elephants – all he dreams about is becoming an elephant handler and fighting is not part of his plan. When his village is attacked Y’Tin and his friends escape into the jungle with the elephants. After surviving the dangers of the jungle and being reunited with his family Y’Tin becomes more determined to leave his homeland and live his dream in a peaceful place.
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