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Marie: In the Shadow of the Lion
Marie is almost thirteen years old. Her friend Joseph is fourteen. Before their next birthdays, their lives as they know them, will cease to exist. Imagine waking up tomorrow to find that everything in your life has changed. your home, your school, your friends - everthing. One day you are racing home from school, the next. . .
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ebook, 116 pages
Published August 13th 2000 by United Nations: Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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This is a book for parents and teachers to share with children at the point when they feel they are ready to face the brutal realities of life in a war zone. Simply and honestly written, it is just the right story to inspire discussion and humanitarian actions to help bring peace to our turbulent world. The foreword by former Secretary-General Kofi Annan is especially powerful, and the suggestions for young people to help with the UN’s efforts is a useful tool for awareness and action.