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Boy on the Lion Throne: The Childhood of the 14th Dalai Lama

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From humble beginnings to world leader, a new biography focuses on the childhood of the Dalai Lama, as his country remains at the center of the world stage.
 
On a quiet winter morning in 1937, several men on horseback rode into the tiny Tibetan village of Taktser. Disguised as peasants, the high lamas were on a secret mission--soon they would identify 3-year-old Lhamo Thondup as the 14th reincarnation of the Dalai Lama. With a foreword by the Dalai Lama himself, this dramatic narrative follows his remarkable childhood, illuminating the story of Tibet and introducing a remarkable world figure to a new generation.

About the Author

ELIZABETH CODY KIMMEL has written numerous books for young readers. An admirer of the Dalai Lama, a portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to Tibet Aid. She lives in Cold Spring, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596433946
Publisher:
Flash Point
Subject:
Religious
Foreword by:
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Foreword:
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Author:
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
Author:
Cody Kimmel, Elizabeth
Author:
Csordas, Thomas J.
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Religious
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Tibet (china)
Subject:
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Religion - Eastern
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white photographs
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.29 x 6.35 x 0.75 in
Age Level:
08-12

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