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Francesco D'adamo

Francesco D'adamo

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Francesco D Adamo is an Italian author born in Milan, in 1949. Francesco D Adamo is well-known for his adult books in the tradition of Italian noir fiction. He began writing fiction for young adults to much foreign acclaim in 1999. Iqbal was his third novel for young adults and won the New York Christopher Award for Adolescents and the Cento Prize in Italy. In 2004, Francesco won the International Reading Association Teachers Choices Booklist Prize."
1st March 2004


"You see, for Iqbal I was not invisible. I existed, and he made me free." This is the story of Iqbal Masih - as told ... MoreIqbal

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29th October 2007

My Brother Johnny

Award-winning Italian author of ' Iqbal' explores the subject of PTSD in young soldiers. Johnny is a young airman who's ... MoreMy Brother Johnny

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24th December 2020


When young Iqbal is sold into slavery at a carpet factory, his arrival changes everything for the other overworked and a... MoreIqbal

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9th June 2016

Oh, Freedom!

A newly translated Young Adult s fiction title set in the American South from the best-selling and award winning author ... MoreOh, Freedom!

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