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Call Me Aram

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Aram Davidian is one of a group of Armenian refugee orphans who made the trip from Corfu, Greece to a new home in Canada, at a farm in Georgetown, Ontario. And like the others, Aram is delighted with the beauty of his new home and the kindness of the people taking care of them.
But adjusting to a new home isn't easy. None of the Canadians speak Armenian, and the boys are l...more
Hardcover, 88 pages
Published November 8th 2008 by Fitzhenry & Whiteside
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Call Me Aram is the sequel to Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch’s Aram’s Choice. The first book was shortlisted in 2007 for the Canadian Library Association’s Book of the Year for Children Award, the Silver Birch Express Award and the Golden Oak Award. In Aram’s Choice, readers were introduced to Aram Davidian who struggled with a life-changing decision: stay with his grandmother in Corfu, Greece or immigrate to Canada in the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide. Aram chose to make Georgetown, Ontario his n...more
Call me Aram is a chapter book that focuses on a group of Turkish orphan boys who immigrate to Ontario, Canada from a refugee camp in Greece. They move to a farm in Ontario where they have to face many cultural differences. As they are experiencing so many changes, they are unexpectedly surprised when their names are changed to new Canadian names. They are able to make a point about the importance of their names and the history that each of their names’ contain. As a result, their wish of keepin...more
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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 th...more
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