Annotations for Day of the Pelican


Baker & Taylor
Having endured so much hardship to escape Kosovo and her Serbian oppressors, Meli Lleshi is happy to start life anew in a small Vermont town, but after the 9/11 attacks, Meli fears what is to come as a result of the anti-Muslim sentiment that has begun to spread in the land of the free. Simultaneous. Book available.

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Baker & Taylor
In 1998 when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, thirteen-year-old Meli's life as an ethnic Albanian changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and the entire family flees from one refugee camp to another until they are able to immigrate to America.

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