Black Dove, White Raven

Black Dove, White Raven

eBook - 2015
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Having moved to Ethiopia to avoid the prejudices of 1930s America, Emilia Menotti, her black adoptive brother Teo, and their mother Rhoda, a stunt pilot, are devoted to their new country even after war with Italy looms, drawing the teens into the conflict.
Publisher: Los Angeles ; New York : Disney-Hyperion, 2015.
ISBN: 9781484707807
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc - Distributor

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Jun 07, 2020

I really enjoyed this book. While I've read many other books about World War II, this was the first one about Ethiopia, and I loved it. It was very creative and brought to life a part of history that is lesser known.

CMLReads_Kristin Jul 23, 2016

A fascinating look at 1930s Ethiopia. Will appeal to those who loved the aeronautical detail of Code Name Verity. A well-researched look at an oft-ignored historical moment: the Italo-Ethiopian War.

ChristchurchLib May 04, 2015

"From the celebrated author of Code Name Verity comes another story of war, aviation, and devoted friendship. This time, the setting is 1930s Ethiopia. Teo is black and Emilia is white, and they were raised together by their mothers, who were stunt pilots and best friends. After Teo's mother died, the small family moved from the U.S. to Ethiopia, where Teo faced less prejudice. Now, however, war looms between Ethiopia and Italy, threatening Teo's future and prompting Emilia to take a wild risk. Flight logs, letters, and school essays help round out this unusual and vividly detailed historical novel." Teen Scene May 2015 newsletter


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