Sit: Stories

Sit: Stories

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Nine poignant and empowering short stories from the author of The Breadwinner.

The seated child. With a single powerful image, Deborah Ellis draws our attention to nine children and the situations they find themselves in, often through no fault of their own. In each story, a child makes a decision and takes action, be that a tiny gesture or a life-altering choice.

Jafar is a child laborer in a chair factory and longs to go to school. Sue sits on a swing as she and her brother wait to have a supervised visit with their father at the children’s aid society. Gretchen considers the lives of concentration camp victims during a school tour of Auschwitz. Mike survives seventy-two days of solitary as a young offender. Barry squirms on a food court chair as his parents tell him ...

ISBN: 9781773061108

Published Date: October 1, 2017

Publisher: Groundwood Books

Language: English

Page Count: 139

Size: 7.55" l x 4.92" w x 0.45" h

Age Classification: Ages 9 to 12