Nobody's Child

Nobody's Child

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch / Jul 14, 2020
Nobody s Child Commended for the Canadian Children s Book Centre Our Choice Selection short listed for the Red Maple Award and Rocky Mountain Book Award When the Armenians of Turkey are marched into the d
  • Title: Nobody's Child
  • Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
  • ISBN: 9781550024425
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Paperback
  • Commended for the 2004 Canadian Children s Book Centre Our Choice Selection, short listed for the 2005 Red Maple Award and Rocky Mountain Book Award When the Armenians of Turkey are marched into the desert to die in 1915, Mariam is rescued by her Turkish friend Rustem, and lives with mixed acceptance as a guest in his father s harem Kevork is shot and left for dead in a Commended for the 2004 Canadian Children s Book Centre Our Choice Selection, short listed for the 2005 Red Maple Award and Rocky Mountain Book Award When the Armenians of Turkey are marched into the desert to die in 1915, Mariam is rescued by her Turkish friend Rustem, and lives with mixed acceptance as a guest in his father s harem Kevork is shot and left for dead in a mass grave in the desert, but is rescued by nomadic Arabs and nurtured back to health Both teens must choose between the security of an adopted home or the risk of death in search of family A sequel to the highly successful The Hunger, Nobody s Child is a stirring and engaging account of one of the twentieth century s most significant events.
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    About "Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch"

      • Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

        Marsha has received numerous awards and honours for her picture books and young adult novels, including a nomination for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year in 2007 Marsha has penned the bestselling Dear Canada book, Prisoners in the Promised Land.In 2008, Marsha was awarded the Order of Princess Olha by the Ukranian President, in recognition of her story, Enough, which described the great Ukranian famine that claimed millions of lives in the 1930s.Surprisingly, up until the fourth grade, Marsha did not know how to read She says that after she failed a provincial test, she taught herself how to read with Oliver Twist and it took her a year to complete Ever since, Marsha read as many books as she could get her hands on, and had a new dream of becoming an author After completing an English and Library Science degree, backpacking across Europe, and working as an industrial sales rep, Marsha eventually focused on writing After a hundred rejections, her first book was published in 1996.


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    1. This story describes what happens to Mariam and her family and Kevork and his aunt as they try to survive the massacre of the Armenians in Turkey before and during World War I Not much has been written for children and young adults on this subject, yet many of the survivors came to the U.S and Canada to start new lives The author states in the acknowledgements that she interviewed survivors as part of her research for this book events depicted in the book actually happened to real people The sto [...]



    2. Prequel to Daughter of War about the Armenian massacres in Turkey prior to and during WWI Brutal subject matter, masterfully written I had no idea.


    3. I averaged my feelings to get a rating for this book While I was reading, my opinion rose from three stars to four, then fell to two at the end due to unresolved plot threads As a middle novel, it can stand without its predecessor, but not without its sequel If you have Daughter of War on hand you might not mind the ending as much as I did I should also note that the official blurb describes events that don t happen until three quarters of the way through the book the story starts when a group o [...]


    4. Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch writes a fictional tragic novel called Nobodys Child This suspenseful story talks about the rivalry between the Turkish and Armenian people A young Armenian girl, Miriam, takes full responsibility upon the care of her younger siblings due to the death of her parents because of the war the Turks had with the Armenians The orphans wander the streets looking for shelter and happiness When the war ends, they eventually come across an orphanage center with welcoming arms and a [...]



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