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The cat man of Aleppo / Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu.

Latham, Irene, (author.). Shamsi-Basha, Karim, 1965- (author.). Shimizu, Yuko, 1965- (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. Alaa decides to stay -- he can make a difference by driving an ambulance, carrying the sick and wounded to safety. One day he hears hungry cats calling out to him on his way home. They are lonely and scared, just like him. He feeds and pets them to let them know they are loved. The next day more cats come, and then even more! There are too many for Alaa to take care of on his own. Alaa has a big heart, but he will need help from others if he wants to keep all of his new friends safe. (The true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, founder of animal sanctuary Ernesto's House in Aleppo.)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library J EARLY 956.91 LAT (Text) 33892100573915 Children's New Books Book None 09/29/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library J EARLY 956.91 LAT (Text) 33892100573873 Children's New Books Book None 09/22/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984813787
  • ISBN: 1984813781
  • Physical Description: 38 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Putnam, G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [36]).
Summary, etc.:
Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. Alaa decides to stay -- he can make a difference by driving an ambulance, carrying the sick and wounded to safety. One day he hears hungry cats calling out to him on his way home. They are lonely and scared, just like him. He feeds and pets them to let them know they are loved. The next day more cats come, and then even more! There are too many for Alaa to take care of on his own. Alaa has a big heart, but he will need help from others if he wants to keep all of his new friends safe. (The true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, founder of animal sanctuary Ernesto's House in Aleppo.)
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
Subject: Aljaleel, Alaa > Juvenile fiction.
Animal rescue > Juvenile fiction.
Cats > Juvenile fiction.
Aleppo (Syria) > Juvenile fiction.
Animal rescue > Fiction.
Cats > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Aleppo (Syria) > Fiction.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011- > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Middle East.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues.
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cats.
Genre: Sophisticated picture books.
Picture books.
Children's stories.
Biographical fiction.
Illustrated works.

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