Guantanamo Boy

Guantanamo Boy

Book - 2011
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Khalid, a Muslim boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is held for two years suffering interrogations, water-boarding, and isolation for reasons unknown to him.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Albert Whitman, 2011, c2009
ISBN: 9780807530788
Branch Call Number: PER
Characteristics: 339 p. ; 20 cm

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barneysasha5 Mar 17, 2013

Very good. It powerfully shows the reality of things that the general public doesn't notice.

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Bells
Apr 27, 2010

This novel blew me away. I think it is an important book to read. Some scenes in the novel quite scarily reminded me of some of the things they did in concentration camps during the holocaust. While I already knew about the treatment of prisoners by the US governments, putting these experiences in the voice of a fifteen year old boy made it so much more powerful and gripping. Excellent.

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barneysasha5 Mar 17, 2013

barneysasha5 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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