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Diamonds in the shadow

Caroline B. Cooney

Diamonds in the shadow

by Caroline B. Cooney

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Fiction,
  • Africans -- United States -- Fiction,
  • Civil war -- Africa -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Connecticut -- Fiction,
  • Connecticut -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The Finches, a Connecticut family, sponsor an African refugee family of four, all of whom have been scarred by the horrors of civil war, and who inadvertently put their benefactors in harm"s way.

    Edition Notes

    Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.1 8.0 117767.

    StatementCaroline B. Cooney.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C7834 Di 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23276808M
    ISBN 109780385732611
    LC Control Number2006027811
    OCLC/WorldCa71506656

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      Diamonds in the Shadow (Unabridged) Caroline B. Cooney. , 1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. Through their love for people, yet ignorance of the unknown, the Finch Family has joined alongside their church and opened their home to an African refugee family who are moving to Connecticut. The Amabo family of four, Andre, Celestine 3/5(1). Get this from a library! Diamonds in the shadow. [Caroline B Cooney] -- The Finches, a Connecticut family, sponsor an African refugee family of four, all of whom have been scarred by the horrors of civil war, and who inadvertently put their benefactors in harm's way.

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Diamonds in the Shadow tells the story of the Amabo family, a refugee family moving away from war-torn Africa, and the secrets they carry to their new home that may endanger their loving host family in America.

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Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B. Cooney is the story of the African refugee Amabo family and their hosts the Finch family.

The Finch family agrees to take on the refugees after an apartment rented by the church for them falls through. Jared, the eldest son, is disgusted to have to share his room with a complete stranger, as well as his home.5/5(5).

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I think this is an excellent book for teens and adults alike. There is enough intrigue to keep you on the edge of your seat plus it makes you aware of the suffering that the civil wars in Africa have reached.

African Alake Alake's already Amabo American anyway arms 4/5(16). "Diamonds in the Shadow" is a fantastic YA book from Caroline Cooney that is full of many great elements. First off it has a wonderful storyline with an American family taking in a refugee family from Africa and trying to help them assimilate to life here.

Secondly, great characters. Primary Source photos Historical Accuracy Primary Source Documents Rebels Blood Diamonds What caused it. Who was fighting in it.

How did it affect people in the United States. Darfur Conflict Major Concepts Civil War Timeline Reflective Narrative. Diamonds in the Shadow She has won many awards including an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Quick Pick for Young Adults for for "Driver's Ed" and an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers for "Twenty Pagents." Cooney currently resides in Westbrook, Connecticut.4/5(16).

About Diamonds in the Shadow A powerful novel about the difficulty of doing what is right. Through their love for people, yet ignorance of the unknown, the Finch Family has joined alongside their church and opened their home to an African refugee family who are moving to Connecticut.

Another teeth-clenching thriller from Cooney, this one with a social conscience. A middle-class family in Connecticut agrees through their church to shelter an African refugee family, never noticing abundant clues that the Amabos aren't a real family and that they have a dangerous past that has followed them from Africa.

Cooney builds suspense by telling readers more than the almost incredibly.Reviewed by Dara O’ Sullivan. Diamonds in the Shadow begins in a church committee meeting that Jared Finch–much to his surprise–is requested to attend.

The church has sponsored a refugee African family of four, and their planned accommodation has fallen through.Diamonds in the Shadow By Caroline Clooney Published by Random House Children’s Books “Cooney’s Connecticut church has sponsored war refugee families, and her stirring teen novel neither sensationalizes nor minimizes the brutality of their experiences.” –Hazel Rochman, Booklist “Although a work of fiction, it is the kind of story that will give readers pause to consider the world.