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A forest, a flood, and an unlikely star (The Rwendigo Tale Series ; Book 3) / J.A. Myhre ; illustrated by Acacia Masso.

By: Myhre, J. A, 1962- [author.]Contributor(s): Masso, Acacia [illustrator.]Series: Myhre, J. A. The Rwendigo tales ; bk 3Publisher: Greensboro, NC : New Growth Press, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 166 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781945270178 (paperback)Subject(s): Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction | Family life -- Africa -- Juvenile fiction | Africa -- Juvenile fictionSummary: Just thirteen-years-old, Kusiima has no time for school, sports, or hanging out with the other boys in his African village. With no father or mother to take care of him, he works long hours to support his grandmother and sickly baby sister. Then one day, Kusiima's life suddenly changes when he travels into a nearby protected forest. In the forest, Kusiima is presented with many choices, all with uncertain outcomes. Should he go along with illegal logging? Help to save an endangered baby gorilla? Follow a donkey to who knows where? With each choice, Kusiima has to make yet another decision about what is right in front of him. As he does, he meets a mysterious doctor who holds the key to his past and his future. In the end, Kusiima is faced with the hardest choice of all. Can he forgive a great wrong and heal a broken relationship? Readers of all ages won't want to put down this exciting book that addresses current realities like AIDS, malnutrition, and environmental destruction, all set in a richly detailed African adventure story. Following along as Kusiima makes his decisions, readers will find themselves considering their own choices and growing in empathy for others.
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Just thirteen-years-old, Kusiima has no time for school, sports, or hanging out with the other boys in his African village. With no father or mother to take care of him, he works long hours to support his grandmother and sickly baby sister. Then one day, Kusiima's life suddenly changes when he travels into a nearby protected forest. In the forest, Kusiima is presented with many choices, all with uncertain outcomes. Should he go along with illegal logging? Help to save an endangered baby gorilla? Follow a donkey to who knows where? With each choice, Kusiima has to make yet another decision about what is right in front of him. As he does, he meets a mysterious doctor who holds the key to his past and his future. In the end, Kusiima is faced with the hardest choice of all. Can he forgive a great wrong and heal a broken relationship? Readers of all ages won't want to put down this exciting book that addresses current realities like AIDS, malnutrition, and environmental destruction, all set in a richly detailed African adventure story. Following along as Kusiima makes his decisions, readers will find themselves considering their own choices and growing in empathy for others.

COMPLETE in Koha. Ordered from Reformers Bookshop 21/11/20 for $21.99

Added to GBC Library Holland Park 2 January 2021.

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