NO PRETTY Pictures a child of war by: Anita lobel

"Often the kilim giggles gave way to coughing and choking. Niania had to put us to bed. She made us lie therequietly until our silly gasps stopped erupting and we had calmed down. Now, where our funny rug had always been, there was a shadow on the naked floor." (pg.7)

From the context clues we can tell that a "kilim" is some type of rug.

"When a Saint's Day procession came by, the statue of the Virgin was covered with a piece of burlap. I caught a glimpse, under dark shawls and coats, of the ribbons and costumes." (pg.15)

From these context clues we can tell that a "shawl" is something that someone wears.

In our play my brother was always the celebrant, I the chorus of nuns and the congregation. (pg.57)

From these context clues you can tell that a "congregation" is something to do with church.

They wore dark shirts with neat kerchiefs around there necks. (pg.43)

From these context clues we can tell that "kerchief" means a piece of fabric used to rap around the head or neck.

In the ghetto rumors about liquidation were growing. That led roundups and transports. (pg.45)

From these context clues you can tell that "liquidation" means to get rid of.

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Credits:

Created with images by Moyan_Brenn - "War" • Dimitry B - "Navajo prayer rug, Art institute of Chicago" • Alex "Skud" Bayley - "Shawl" • PublicDomainPictures - "church cathedral pews" • Rusty Clark - On the Air M-F 8am-noon - "Big E 2011" • TobiasD - "water bubbly water bubbles"

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