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Brother’s Keeper

by Julie Lee
Publisher: Holiday House
Release Date: June 16th 2020

Genre: Middle Grade, Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Childrens

Synopsis:

Can two children escape North Korea on their own?

North Korea. December, 1950.

Twelve-year-old Sora and her family live under an iron set of rules: No travel without a permit. No criticism of the government. No absences from Communist meetings. Wear red. Hang pictures of the Great Leader. Don’t trust your neighbors. Don’t speak your mind. You are being watched.

But war is coming, war between North and South Korea, between the Soviets and the Americans. War causes chaos–and war is the perfect time to escape. The plan is simple: Sora and her family will walk hundreds of miles to the South Korean city of Busan from their tiny mountain village. They just need to avoid napalm, frostbite, border guards, and enemy soldiers.

But they can’t. And when an incendiary bombing changes everything, Sora and her little brother Young will have to get to Busan on their own. Can a twelve-year-old girl and her eight-year-old brother survive three hundred miles of warzone in winter?

Haunting, timely, and beautiful, this harrowing novel from a searing new talent offers readers a glimpse into a vanished time and a closed nation.

A Junior Library Guild Selection

BOOK LINKS

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52130749-brother-s-keeper

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3dbU2Wv

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/brothers-keeper-julie-lee/1133745244?ean=9780823444946

iTunes: https://books.apple.com/us/book/brothers-keeper/id1484298230

Bookdepository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Brothers-Keeper-Julie-Lee/9780823444946?ref=grid-view&qid=1592396420377&sr=1-1

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/brother-s-keeper-16

Google Books: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Brother_s_Keeper.html?id=aL0DygEACAAJ&redir_esc=y

Julie Lee graduated from Cornell University with a degree in history. After working in market research in Manhattan for over ten years, she decided to pursue writing full-time. Currently, Julie lives in Georgia with her husband and three children. When she is not spending time with her family, she is working on her next book while pursuing an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Brother’s Keeper is her debut novel.

AUTHOR LINKS

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20408957.Julie_Lee

Website: https://www.julieleeauthor.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/julieleeauthor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Julie-Lee-Author-111728803794050/?modal=admin_todo_tour

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