Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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.

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