Lee & Low Books, 9781600603464, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2008
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Through the story of ten-year-old Jura's first caravan trip with his father, Lawrence McKay, Jr. describes the adventures one boy experiences on the journey to young adulthood. Set against the icy backdrop of the Hindu Kush mountain range in northeastern Afghanistan, this father-son story sparkles with the warmth of family and cultural tradition.
Children everywhere will be mesmerized by Darryl Ligasan's dynamic paintings of the arduous caravan ride along steep mountain passes, and the hustle-bustle of an Afghan marketplace. Caravan presents young readers with the opportunity to embark on a fascinating journey . . .
in the caravan swaying back and forth,
where the mountains meet the sky,
and the trail leads ever on.