Rebels of the kasbah (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Rebels of the kasbah

Author: Joe O'Neill
Publisher: [Hood River, OR] : Black Ship Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Tariq is captured from his safe life in a Tangier orphanage and sold into slavery as a camel jockey, his adventures begin. Along with his new friends Aseem, Margaret and Fez, Tariq gets sold to the tyrant Caid Ali Tamzali - entering a dangerous world of deceit and violence. Forced to compete in deadly camel races, and suffer the abuse of his slave master, Tariq must rely on his wits and his newfound  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local author
Action and adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe O'Neill
ISBN: 9781480698246 1480698245 9780985196936 0985196939 9780985196943 0985196947 9780605867758 0605867755
OCLC Number: 827240251
Awards: Winner of National Battle of the Books Contest (United States).
Description: 251 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Joe O'Neill.

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"When Tariq is captured from his safe life in a Tangier orphanage and sold into slavery as a camel jockey, his adventures begin. Along with his new friends Aseem, Margaret and Fez, Tariq gets sold to the tyrant Caid Ali Tamzali - entering a dangerous world of deceit and violence. Forced to compete in deadly camel races, and suffer the abuse of his slave master, Tariq must rely on his wits and his newfound friendships to survive. From the corrupt slave trade of Tangier, to the wild frontier of the Moroccan desert; into the heart of ancient China, and onto the pirated seas of the Mediterranean."

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A New Classic For Readers 9-92

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“I read the first couple of pages to one of my 5th grade classes in our library, and from that moment kids were hooked on the book. I couldn’t and still can’t keep it on the shelf. I have one girl who has read the book 5 times, that I know of. Therefore...
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