Brovko's Amazing Journey



When his family leaves Ukraine to make a new life in the Americas, twelve-year-old Andrei is furious and upset at having to leave behind his loyal companion, Brovko the sheepdog. Brovko isn't happy either. It soon becomes clear what he has to do: find a way to follow Andrei and be reunited with him. With a little help from a mysterious hermit, Brovko embarks on his adventurous mission to find Andrei. Along the way, he rides on trains, becomes a guide dog for a kobzar, learns the ways of the big city and escapes a dogcatcher, herds bulls and even performs a daring rescue. Once across the sea, Brovko begins a long and perilous trek on foot, following his nose. When he runs into serious danger, the hermit's magic isn't enough to save him--but help comes from another, unexpected direction. The traditions of Ukraine are woven into this story of incredible escapades and true grit, which will wrap young readers in its magic.


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General Fields

  • : 9781550505542
  • : Coteau Books
  • : Coteau Books
  • : May 2013
  • : 211mm X 140mm X 13mm
  • : books

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  • : Paperback / softback
  • : Y