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Recommended English books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you speak English here are some English books from Latvia for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Dog Town by Luńęze Pastore EN

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Country: Europe / Latvia flag Latvia
Description:
Jacob Bird lives in Riga with his father. Jacob loves maps like his dad, and is fascinated by the legend which warns that no one must say `Riga is ready' or the river will flood the town, tall ships will sail down the main street, and the city will have to start all over again. One day Jacob mutters the fateful words. But all that happens is he is sent to live for the summer with his grumpy cousin Mimi and Uncle Eagle, because his dad is too busy to look after him. But strange things are afoot in the run-down Maskatchaka district of Riga, where Jacob now has to live. Evil Skylar Scraper's sche... continue
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Recommended: 28 Jan 2018

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Walking Since Daybreak by Modris Eksteins EN

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Latvia flag Latvia
Description:
Drawing on the personal experiences of members of the his own family, this poignant history of the Baltic nations describes their brief independence after World War I, the devastation of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia during World War II, and their annexation into the Soviet Union. 15,000 first printing.
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022


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