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Title

Pemba Sherpa

Description

Perma, a nyuny pa,or old man, tells a story from when he had to gather firewood for school as young boy. One morning his sister Yang Ki says she wants to go with him. Yang Ki wants to be a Sherpa but girls aren't allowed. That morning she disobeys her brother and follows him, but when Pemba falls in a landslide, Yang Ki becomes the heroine and proves that girls can be brave and strong.

Author

Cossi, Olga

Publisher

Odyssey Books

Illustrator

Bernard, Gary

ISBN

978-0-9768655-8-2

City of Publication

Longmont, CO

Year of Publication

2009

Author of Abstract

Abstract provided by Laura Barbe, 2011

Citation

Cossi, Olga, “Pemba Sherpa,” Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University, accessed July 20, 2019, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/picturebook/items/show/11327.
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