Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Mary Williams
Title: Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan Author: Mary Williams Illustrator: R. Gregory Christie Publisher / Date: Lee & Low Books, Inc / 2005 Genre: Fiction, Picture Book Themes: Refugees, Hope, Africa, war, orphans Summary: Based on a true story. During the aftermath of a civil war in Sudan, an 8 year old boy walks in search of safety to Ethiopia and Kenya with other orphaned boys. Together they find courage and hope to survive. They eventually end up in the US. Curriculum Connections: Grades 3-6 Social Studies: History, Africa, Cultures, Refugees; Character Traits: Courage, Diligence, Inner Strength Notes: Amazing story appropriately written for children.