"With its dependable truisms—variations on 'the longest journey starts with a single step'—and its comforting message of the strength of family, this story should resonate with North American middle-grade readers. (Adventure. 9-13)
Thirteen-year-old Muchoki, his mother and his little sister live in a refugee camp after fleeing the intertribal bloodshed in their Kenyan hometown of Eldoret that took the life of their Kikuyu father.
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