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Ojimbo and the Tembo Ebook Free Download

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Ojimbo, a young man from a small tribe in southern Africa, lands a position as a guest speaker at an English university. Ojimbo’s journey to become a man requires that he leave behind his homeland, his tribe, and everything he ever knew, to discover more of the world. Traveling on the strength of his spirit, the encouraging words of his mother, and his sense of honor, Ojim Ojimbo, a young man from a small tribe in southern Africa, lands a position as a guest speaker at an English university. Ojimbo’s journey to become a man requires that he leave behind his homeland, his tribe, and everything he ever knew, to discover more of the world. Traveling on the strength of his spirit, the encouraging words of his mother, and his sense of honor, Ojimbo explores what the larger world has to offer. Through stories of his homeland, and having played among elephants, Ojimbo intrigues all who meet him. They are willing to help the boy travel from one country to another so he can share his tales. Ojimbo has an amazing journey as he trails some elephants after a night of tragedy and with his journey emerges a stronger tale which he carries with him as he speaks to many people from country to country. Ojimbo carries his home continent on his narrow shoulders and does it with the warm memories of his friends and tribe he hopes to return home to. …more

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The Milk of Birds Ebook Free Download

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This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur.

Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper…

Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur.

Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper…

Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but when a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs her with an American donor, Nawra dictates her thank-you letters. Putting her experiences into words begins to free her from her devastating past—and to brighten the path to her future.

K. C. is an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, who hates reading and writing—or anything that smacks of school. But as Nawra pours grief and joy into her letters, she inspires K. C. to see beyond her own struggles. And as K. C. opens her heart in her responses to Nawra, she becomes both a dedicated friend and a passionate activist for Darfur.

In this poetic tale of unlikely sisterhood, debut author Sylvia Whitman captures the friendship between two girls who teach each other compassion and share a remarkable bond that bridges two continents. …more

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