This book is a coming-of-age novel taking place against the political and military backdrop of modern-day Burma. Narrated by two fifteen-year-old boys on opposing sides of the conflict between the Burmese government and the Karenni, one of the many ethnic minorities in Burma, /Bamboo People/ explores the nature of violence, power, and prejudice. The site includes a discussion guide. Grade Level: 6 and up (Description from source)