Shattered

Category: Book
By (author): Walters, Eric
Subject:  FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty
Audience: young adult
Publisher: PRH Canada Young Readers
Published: October 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.96in x 5.04in
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From The Publisher*Fifteen-year-old Ian must complete community volunteer service to pass social studies. Choosing to work at "The Club" sounds like fun, until he arrives at what turns out to be a soup kitchen for the homeless. It is here that he meets Sarge, the pipe-wielding homeless man who saved Ian from a near-mugging. His real name is Jacques, and he was a soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces. His last tour of duty was as a peacekeeper stationed in Rwanda, an African nation Ian knows little about. What he learns will change Ian's view of the world-and may just help Jacques, too.

With a Foreword by Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire (Ret'd), force commander for the United Nations Mission to Rwanda, Shattered is an unforgettable story, one that asks what one person can do to make a difference.

Review Quote*"[Shattered] offers a stimulating read to teens who want to know more about some of the darker hours of world history." - CM Magazine

"Shattered deals with weighty issues, but presents them in a way that will open young readers' eyes. It inspires readers to shatter their own bubbles and take action." - The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon)
Biographical NoteAward-winning author Eric Walters is one of Canada's best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. He has published over eighty novels, which have won over one hundred awards, including eleven separate children's choice awards, and have been translated into over eleven languages around the world. He is the only three-time winner of both the Ontario Library Association Silver Birch and Red Maple Awards. if (SYM == "BIO") { document.writeln("

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