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The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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This novel in free verse describes what happened to a 12-year-old girl and her family during the genocide in Darfur region of Sudan.

Andrea Davis Pinkney's Red Pencil and More, New York Times (November 6, 2014)

Video Book Review from Fairfax County Public Schools

Video Book Trailer



  Andrea Pinkney Davis Biography and Books from Scholastic

Map of Sudan before succession of South Sudan
Map of Sudan before succession of South Sudan

Historical Connections


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Cross-Link: Genocide and Mass Atrocity in the Modern World

Genocide in the Darfur Region of Sudan--2004 to Present, from Holocaust Museum, Houston


The Genocide in Darfur, a New York Times Video by Nicholas Kristof


Holocaust Museum's Crisis in Darfur on Google Earth, from United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Sudan: Events in 2015 from Human Rights Watch



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