The Composition (Paperback)

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By Antonio Skarmeta, Alfonso Ruano (Illustrator)
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Pedro is a nine-year-old boy whose main interest in life is playing soccer. The arrest of his friend Daniel's father and a visit to the school of an army captain who wants the children to write a composition entitled What My Family Does at Night suddenly force Pedro to make a difficult choice. The author's note explains what a dictatorship is and provides a context for this powerful and provocative story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780888995506
ISBN-10: 0888995504
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: March 5th, 2003
Pages: 36
Language: English

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