The Resource Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea
Title
Every falling star
Title remainder
how I survived and escaped North Korea
Statement of responsibility
by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist"--
  • "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Sungju
Dewey number
  • 951.9305/1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS935.7773.L44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McClelland, Susan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Sungju
  • Lee, Sungju
  • Boys
  • Homeless boys
  • Street children
  • Survival
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2877560
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn945586115
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613123409
Lccn
2016014432
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
System control number
(OCoLC)945586115
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2877560
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn945586115
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613123409
Lccn
2016014432
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
21C39B91-8501-4470-A259-B4316FF6AE14
System control number
(OCoLC)945586115

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