David's entire twelve-year life has been spent in a grisly prison camp in Eastern Europe. He knows nothing of the outside world. But when he is given the chance to escape, he seizes it. With his vengeful enemies hot on his heels, David struggles to cope in this strange new world, where his only resources are a compass, a few crusts of bread, his two aching feet, and some vague advice to seek refuge in Denmark. Is that enough to survive?
David's extraordinary odyssey is dramatically chronicled in Anne Holm's classic about the meaning of freedom and the power of hope.
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"The single finest novel ever written for children of about ages 9 to 13."
--School Library Journal
"Read it, read it!"--The Horn Book
"Extraordinary and unforgettable."--Chicago Tribune
ANNE HOLM (1922-1998) was born in Denmark, and she began her writing career as a journalist. I Am David was originally published--under the title David--in Denmark, where it became a million-copy bestseller and received numerous awards.
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Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152051619
Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0152051619
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