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Muktar and the camels

by Janet Graber

  • 319 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphans -- Fiction,
  • Refugees -- Fiction,
  • Camels -- Fiction,
  • Schools -- Fiction,
  • Somalis -- Kenya -- Fiction,
  • Kenya -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Muktar, an eleven-year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia, and has a chance to prove himself when a traveling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJanet Graber ; illustrated by Scott Mack.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsMack, Scott, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G7488 Muk 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22551248M
    ISBN 100805078347
    ISBN 109780805078343
    LC Control Number2008038217
    OCLC/WorldCa258770276

    JANET GRABER is the author of Jacob and the Polar Bears. Muktar and the Camels received a McKnight Award given by the Minnesota Literary Loft. She lives in M. As for the book itself, it involves the engrossing story of Muktar, a Somalian refugee who has found a refuge in Kenya but still misses his homeland and the tending of camels he used to do there. Muktar gets his chance to take up his old passion when a traveling librarian, Mr. Mohamed enters the refugee camp in Kenya in which he resides. Mr.

    Another of her books, "Muktar and the Camels," a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children, focuses on a young orphan, a former camel tender, living on the border between Kenya and Somalia. One day, visitors arrive bearing books, and Muktar’s friend Ismail is excited; so is Muktar, but for a different reason—the visitors are riding on camels. Muktar quickly discovers that one of the animals is injured and realizes this is his chance to prove himself. If there is anythingMuktar knows, it is camels.

    Lily's crossing (not a picture book) Giff, Patricia Reilly. Published Muktar and the camels Graber, Janet. Published Brothers in hope: the story of the lost boys of Sudan Williams, Mary. Published What is an immigrant? As for the book itself, it involves the engrossing story of Muktar, a Somalian refugee who has found a refuge in Kenya but still misses his homeland and the tending of camels he used to do there. Muktar gets his chance to take up his old passion when a traveling librarian, Mr. Mohamed enters the refugee camp in Kenya in which he resides.


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Muktar and the camels by Janet Graber Download PDF EPUB FB2

A surprise visit from a three-camel convoy delivering books to the orphanage leads to a chance for Muktar to demonstrate his skills in caring for camels and his desire to work with camels.

This unique book brings to life the plight of child refugees from Somalia and the challenges they face in adjusting to a new way of life away from home.4/5(3). Muktar and the Camels Author: Janet Graber Illustrator: Scott Mack Genre: Fiction Children’s Literature Guided Reading Level: Muktar is an year-old refugee from Somalia, who is living in an orphanage between Kenya and Somalia.

Muktar dreams of a time before his parents passed away, and a drought caused him to leave the place he called home/5. Always camels first. Camels are treasure.” When a traveling librarian delivers books to the orphanage where Muktar now lives, he asks the boy to guard his three camels.

muktar and the camels by Janet Graber and illustrated by Scott Mack Age Range: 5 - 9. Muktar and the Camels This children’s book tells the story of Muktar who lives in an orphanage on the border of Kenya and Somalia.

He daydreams about his old life with his family and especially tending to camels. Muktar and the Camels by Janet Graber,Scott Mack Book Summary: Muktar, an eleven-year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia, and has a chance to prove himself when a traveling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

Popular Camels Books Showing of 52 Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (Shabanu, #1) by. Suzanne Fisher Staples (shelved 4 times as camels) avg rating — 6, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Muktar and the Camels (Hardcover) by. Janet Graber. This is a very warm and inspirational story that shows the connection that a young somalian boy named Muktar has for camels because of what he.

Janet Graber, Muktar and the Camels (Eerdmans, ; ages ) Sometimes conflicts come from uncontrollable political situations as in the case of Muktar, a orphaned refugee whose parents have died in Somalia. His biggest problem seems adjusting to a life without wandering, without camels.

Books shelved as realistic-fiction-mentor-texts: Waiting for the Owl's Call by Gloria Whelan, Our Gracie Aunt by Jacqueline Woodson, Gugu's House by Cath. Muktar and the Camels (Picture Book): Graber, Janet: Muktar, an eleven-year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia, and has a chance to prove himself when a traveling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

Muktar & the Camels by: Graber, Janet Muktar, an eleven-year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia and has a chance to prove himself when a traveling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

32 pages, Colored illustrations. A surprise visit from a three-camel convoy delivering books to the orphanage leads to a chance for Muktar to demonstrate his skills in caring for camels and his desire to work with camels. This unique book brings to life the plight of child refugees from Somalia and the challenges they face in adjusting to a new way of life away from home.4/5.

Muktar is an orphan who dreams of his life before his parents were killed as a nomad tending to their camels. Their teacher, Mr.

Hassan calls him lazy as he dreams of the camels he misses, but one day, a librarian from Garissa comes on camel to bring books to the orphanage, and while Ismail and the other kids are excited for the books, Muktar is drawn to the desert beasts.

Muktar became a child I cared about deeply. He was a dreamer. He loved camels. It was vital to make some connection with the life he had lost. And I knew his need lay not with the delivery of the books but with the well being of camels. I had my story at last. Muktar and the Camels received a McKnight Award given by the Minnesota Literary Loft.

She lives in Minnesota. SCOTT MACK is the recipient of a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Muktar and the Camels is his first picture book for children. He lives in Muskegon,Michigan/5(3). Muktar, an eleven-year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia, and has a chance to prove himself when a traveling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

Muktar and the Camels. This children's book tells the story of Muktar who lives in an orphanage on the border of Kenya and Somalia. He daydreams.

Abuelita Rosalita (Grandma Rosa) Is about a caregiver who opens Anna and Adam’s world to the colorful traditions of the Dominican Republic and teaches them about. The Only Road. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Muktar and the Camels by Janet Graber () at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Muktar and the camels Janet Graber. Picture book. Muktar, an year-old refugee living in a Kenyan orphanage, dreams of tending camels again, as he did with his nomadic family in Somalia, and has a chance to prove himself when a travelling librarian with an injured camel arrives at his school.

This book is a true story about a teacher named Luis, who lives in Colombia and delivers books to the kids every weekend. This book reminds us of Muktar and the Camels because they ‘re both about traveling libraries on animals. Our favorite part was when we saw the bandit reading a book under a tree.Muktar and the Camels received a McKnight Award given by the Minnesota Literary Loft.

She lives in Minnesota. SCOTT MACK is the recipient of a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Muktar and the Camels is his first picture book for children. He lives in Muskegon,Michigan.When the peripatetic librarian notices how good Mukhtar is with camels, he hires him to accompany him and the camel-back loan library.

The book, written for children of the same age as (or a bit younger than) the protagonists, is based on an existing service the National Library of Kenya provides for areas surrounding the regional capital of Garissa.