• The Clay Marble

  • By: Minfong Ho
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-18-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.1 (34 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For years war has touched the Cambodian village where 12-year-old Dara lives. Bombs have gradually destroyed the huts and temple. Recently, soldiers marched into town and burned all the rice seed. Now with nothing to eat, Dara and her family are walking to the border. They have heard of a refugee camp near Thailand, far away from danger. The camp is even better than Dara expected. She has all the food she wants and makes wonderful new friends. Most of all, she finally feels safe. But when fighting breaks out near the settlement, she becomes separated from her family. Suddenly Dara must find new strength from within to go on. Children’s novelist Minfong Ho’s experience working in a refugee camp enables her to create life-like characters in authentic settings. Her tale of a young girl’s bravery in the face of overwhelming odds is an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.
©1991 Minfong Ho (P)1998 Recorded Books, LLC
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1 out of 5 stars
By dstarr79 on 05-17-18

Dont

Too boring way top boring for me it's just not enough for me or my class

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 04-28-17

love it

I love this book it is one of the best books I've read :) :-)

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