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Author Roy, Jennifer Rozines, 1967- author.

Title Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein [Overdrive electronic resource] : based on a real life story / Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil.

Imprint 2018.
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Summary At the start of 1991, eleven-year-old Ali Fadhil was consumed by his love for soccer, video games, and American television shows. Then, on January 17, Iraq's dictator Saddam Hussein went to war with thirty-four nations lead by the United States. Over the next forty-three days, Ali and his family survived bombings, food shortages, and constant fear. Ali and his brothers played soccer on the abandoned streets of their Basra neighborhood, wondering when or if their medic father would return from the war front. Cinematic, accessible, and timely, this is the story of one ordinary kid's view of life during war.
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 3.9 4 193490
Note Accelerated Reader MG 3.9 4 193490
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boston : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2018. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5348 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB).
Subject Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 -- Juvenile fiction.
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Juvenile fiction.
Family life -- Iraq -- Juvenile fiction.
Iraq -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Fadhil, Ali, joint author.
Other Form: Original 9780544785076
ISBN 9781328830241 (electronic bk)
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