By Saroo Brierley

The younger readers' variation of the genuine tale that encouraged Lion, the Academy Award nominated movie starring Dev Patel, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. 

When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to discover his long-lost domestic city part an international away, he made worldwide headlines. Saroo had develop into misplaced on a teach in India on the age of 5. no longer realizing the identify of his kinfolk or the place he was once from, he survived for weeks at the streets of Kolkata ahead of being taken into an orphanage and followed through a pair in Australia. regardless of being chuffed in his new relatives, Saroo consistently questioned approximately his origins. while he was once a tender guy the appearance of Google Earth led him to pore over satellite tv for pc photos of India for landmarks he famous. And someday, after years of looking out, he miraculously came upon what he used to be searching for and trigger on a trip to discover his mother.

This version positive aspects new fabric from Saroo approximately his formative years, together with a brand new foreword and a Q&A approximately his studies and the method of creating the film.

"The emotional trip of Saroo Brierley (Patel) . . . will soften hearts round the globe."—People magazine

"Amazing stuff."—The long island Post

Show description

Read or Download Lion: A Long Way Home Young Readers' Edition PDF

Similar Geography Cultures books

The Cavalryman (The Roman World Series)

This e-book is meant for curiosity age: 12-14

Last Stop on Market Street

Winner of the 2016 Newbery MedalA 2016 Caldecott Honor BookA 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookA ny occasions booklet evaluate impressive kid's booklet of 2015A Wall highway magazine most sensible kid's booklet of 2015Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma trip the bus throughout city. yet at the present time, CJ wonders why they do not personal a vehicle like his buddy Colby.

The Congress of the United States (True Books: American History (Paperback))

- fresh new layout for simple clarity and comprehension- up-to-date textual content offered in a full of life, non-stop narrative- New center-spread sidebar characteristic providing fabric in a enjoyable, artistic approach- first-class age-appropriate advent to curriculum-relevant matters- phrases to grasp thesaurus clarifies subject-specific vocabulary- study extra part encourages autonomous research- Index makes navigating material effortless

Emily Climbs (Emily Novels)

Emily Starr was once born with the will to jot down. As  an orphan dwelling on New Moon Farm, writing helped  her face the tough, lonely instances. yet now all  her neighbors are going away to school in  nearby Shrewsbury, and her out of date, tyrannical  aunt Elizabeth will simply allow her move if she promises  to cease writng!

Additional resources for Lion: A Long Way Home Young Readers' Edition

Show sample text content

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 24 votes