Amina (Through My Eyes series)
“This touching story brings home vividly the dangers of creating art that seeks to be true–and all the more so during a vicious civil war. Thankfully, Amina’s teenage curiosity and courage also signal hope.” -Beverley Naidoo, author of Carnegie Medal winner The Other Side of Truth.
This Thing Called the Future
"Despite pervasive HIV and the specter of rape, as well as the restrictions on girls’ freedom that are her society’s only response, Khosi manages to find her power, refuse to be a victim, and carve out a future for herself that embraces both the modern and the traditional."--The Horn Book Magazine
That Mad Game: Growing Up in a Warzone
Skipping Stones Honor Book. A Notable Book for a Global Society. "Coming of age during a time of war: fighting, dying, surviving. Seventeen first-person accounts from around the world. "Uplifting tales of survival… War’s most vulnerable victims have their say.”--Kirkus