Bamboo People

Author(s): Mitali Perkins

Junior Fiction

This coming-of-age story is narrated by two fourteen-year-old boys on opposing sides of the conflict between the Burmese government and the Karenni, one of the many ethnic minorities in Burma. Chiko, a studious Burmese youth, has been seized by the government for his liberal views and is conscripted into the Burmese army. Tu Reh, a Karenni boy whose home and bamboo fields are destroyed by the Burmese soldiers, is eager to fight for his people. When Chiko and Tu Reh meet, a close friendship is forged, demonstrating their courage to overcome violence and prejudice.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781580893299
  • : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • : June 2012
  • : 211mm X 140mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mitali Perkins
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 272