|a"This book is a work of fiction based on true events. It reflects the author's present recollections of experiences over time. Some names and characteristics have been changed or invented, some events have been compressed, and dialogue has been re-created." -- title page verso.
|a"Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal of family and daily life in a refugee camp"--|cProvided by publisher.
|a009-012.|bDial Books for Young Readers.
|a4-6.|bDial Books for Young Readers.
|aMohamed, Omar|c(Social worker)|xChildhood and youth|vJuvenile literature.
|aMohamed, Omar|c(Social worker)|xChildhood and youth|vComic books, strips, etc.