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Looking for X

Written by Deborah Ellis

  • 136 Pages
  • 9781554980222
  • Reading age from 9 to 12
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Adolescence
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Friendship
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Homelessness & Poverty
  • JUVENILE FICTION

$9.95

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Publication Date September 01, 1999

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award

In this urban adventure story, Khyber, a smart, bold, eleven-year-old girl from a poor neighborhood, sets out to find her friend X, a mysterious homeless woman who has gone missing.

The desperate search takes Khyber on a long, all-night odyssey that proves to be wilder than any adventure she has ever imagined.

Contributors

Deborah Ellis
Deborah Ellis is best known for her Breadwinner books — a series that has been published in twenty-five languages, with more than $1 million in royalties donated to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan and Street Kids International. She has won the Governor General’s Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the University of California’s Middle East Book Award, Sweden’s Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She recently received the Ontario Library Association’s President’s Award for Exceptional Achievement, and she has been named to the Order of Ontario.