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With war looming on the horizon and winter setting in, can two children escape North Korea on their own? The story of a determined and brave twelve-year-old Sora as she leadsher eight-year-old brother on a dangerous journey to freedom. Inspired by the author’s mother and her own experiences, this story is about an ordinary family facing great hardship, and the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters, brothers and sisters, fathers and sons.

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