My Childhood Under Fire

A Sarajevo Diary
  • 120 Pages
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Kids Can Press
Biography & Autobiography - Historical, Biography & Autobiography - General, People & Places - Europe, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography, Children: Young Adult (Gr.
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL12021482M
ISBN 101554532671
ISBN 139781554532674

"My Childhood Under Fire" by Nadja Halilbegovich is about Nadja's life during the war in her country, and how she, and her family survived, about who had lost their lives, and the struggle to stay alive. It told how she finally escaped the war.

She is the main character; /5. I found My Childhood Under Fire to be utterly compelling. The writing starts out a bit simplistic (the author is a year-old at that point), but matures throughout the course of the book. Nadja's diary provides a window into what life is like for ordinary citizens during a war/5(10).

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My Childhood Under Fire is Nadja's diary of the years It is her personal account of becoming a teenager during wartime. It is also a monument to the thousands killed during the siege of Sarajevo and to the millions of children around the world who still live and die under fire.

This is a non-fiction book aimed at children ages 10 and up. It's the real-life diary of a young girl who lived in Sarajevo from towhile the city was under siege.

Actual diary entries are interspersed with additional descriptive passages that the author wrote later, after the war. I found My Childhood Under Fire to be utterly 5/5(5). My Childhood Under Fire is Nadja's diary of the years It is her personal account of becoming a teenager during wartime.

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The siege of Sarajevo has begun Access-restricted-item true Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Book Wizard; My Childhood Under Fire A Sarajevo Diary. By Nadja Halilbegovich. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction. Twelve-year-old Nadja's world was suddenly changed when war broke out in her country, Bosnia and Herzegovinia.

Nadja, now an adult, shares how she and her family learned how to simply survive to the next day. My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary chronicles three years in a young Bosnian girl’s life during the war in the former Yugoslavia.

Nadja Halilbegovich, now a writer, singer, and poet living in Toronto, was 12 years old when the shelling began. Inshe published a book entitled My Childhood Under Fire in the U.S. and Canada. Her book has been awarded the " Best Book Award" under Social Studies by the Society of School Librarians International as well as nominated for the Norma Fleck Award and the Golden Oak Award.

A French translation has been released in /5(2). Get this from a library. My childhood under fire: a Sarajevo diary. [Nadja Halilbegovićh] -- Nadja Halilbegovich could be any twelve-year-old: she enjoys school, singing, and being with friends in Sarajevo.

One spring morning in school is cancelled; the next day sniper fire and. "My Childhood" - Class 9 English Beehive chapter 6 - Explanation A.P.J. Abdul Kalam' In the kingdom of fools Class 9 English Chapter 4 Moments Book Explanation, Summary, Question Ans.

Get this from a library. My childhood under fire: a Sarajevo diary. [Nadja Halilbegovićh] -- Offers the story of one young girl who grew into a young woman during the siege of Sarajevo by surviving the constant bombings, sniper attacks, and a critical lack of basic supplies for three long.

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In. My Childhood Under Fire is Nadja's diary of the years It is her personal account of becoming a teenager during wartime. It is also a monument to the thousands killed during the siege of Sarajevo and to the millions of children around the world who still live and die under s: 1. My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary avg rating — ratings — published — 5 editions Want to Read saving /5.

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Recommendation Key Event Four I would recommend this book to people that like to explore or discover. I would also recommend this book to people that like to broaden their knowledge of foreign places and history, because it gives you a perspective on what it was like while. My Childhood Under Fire is Nadja's diary of the years – It is her personal account of becoming a teenager during wartime.

It is also a monument to the thousands killed during the siege of Sarajevo and to the millions of children around the world who still live — and die — under fire/5(1). My Children Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary.

Nadja Halilbegovich. Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press, pp., cloth, $ ISBN Subject Headings. Summary of My Childhood. My childhood summary deals with the famous biography “Wings of Fire” of the celebrated Indian APJ Abdul Kalam.

My Childhood refers to a section in this book. This section or chapter talks about the early days’ of Kalam. This Study Guide consists of approximately 77 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Under Fire.

The aloof commander of a reserve squad in the second line, Bertrand is erect and silent, with a strong, handsome face. Introduction I have lived three lives. In my first life, I lived happily with my parents and My father, Sandi, worked for a large book company. At the end of my first life, my brother, Sanel, was graduating from high school, and I was a cheerful sixth grader.

My country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was a part of My Childhood Under Fire:A. I am looking for a book my mother had when she was young (would have probably been published in the 50's or 60's).

The front of the book showed the alphabet and then there were several stories including two children going to toy land, a little sweet shop and a little boy eating his breakfast out of a bowl which had humpty dumpty on it.

My favorite thing about this book and the others by the same author was the map of the village at the start and end of each book in the series. I would lay in bed staring at the map, finding different ways to get from one character’s house to another.

This book inspired my imagination. Curious George Goes to the Hospital by Margaret and H.A. I have never stopped loving books. As I got older, there were some books that were so meaningful that I truly couldn’t wait to share them with my own kids.

Here are 60 Favorite Books From Your Childhood That Your Kids Should Read Now. Not because there aren’t any amazing new books, but because reading these books with your kids will give. The Under Fire Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

Without reliable electricity, water or medical supplies, the blockaded city ground to a halt. Nadja and her fellow citizens tried desperately to live normal lives while forced to scrounge for even the most basic Childhood Under Fire is Nadja's diary of the years It is her personal account of becoming a teenager during.this is about my country Bosnia and the book named My Childhood Under Fire Tuesday, Febru Who are the people closest to your character?

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