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Author Khalaf, Farida, author.

Uniform Title Das Madchen, das den IS besiegte ger
Title The girl who escaped ISIS : this is my story / Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann ; translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch.

Publication Info. New York : Atria Books, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  956.7044 KHALAF    ---  Available
Edition First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Description xiii, 224 pages : map ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program AR UG RL 5.5 PTS 11 184117.
Note "Originally published in 2016 in Germany by Bastei Lubbe as Das Madchen, das den IS besiegte" -- colophon
Contents Our world as it once was -- One final wonderful summer -- The catastrophe -- The slave market in Raqqa -- In the dark room -- With the "beasts" -- In the military camp -- The road out of hell -- No home, not anywhere.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary A young Yazidi woman was living a normal, sheltered life in northern Iraq during the summer of 2014 when her entire world was upended: her village was attacked by ISIS. All of the men in her town were killed and the women were taken into slavery. This is Farida Khalaf's story.
Audience Ages 16 & up.
Grades 11 & up.
HL720L Lexile.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Memoir.
Khalaf, Farida -- Juvenile literature.
Khalaf, Farida.
Khalaf, Farida.
Human trafficking -- Syria -- Juvenile literature.
Iraq -- Refugees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
IS (Organization) -- Juvenile literature.
Yezidi women -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Human trafficking -- Syria.
Iraq -- Refugees -- Biography.
IS (Organization)
Yezidi women -- Iraq -- Biography.
Human trafficking -- Syria.
Iraq -- Refugees -- Biography.
IS (Organization)
Yezidi women -- Iraq -- Biography.
Added Author Hoffmann, Andrea C., 1949- author.
Bulloch, Jamie, translator.
ISBN 9781501131714 (hardcover)

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