Stories of survival.
Songs of hope.
Children you’ll never forget.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are more than 11.5 million orphans. The AIDS pandemic has claimed their parents, their aunts, and their uncles. What is life like for these children? Who do they care for, and who cares for them?
Come and meet them. They might surprise you.
Royalties from this book will be donated to UNICEF
Awards and Nominations:
Winner, Book Link Best Book for the Classroom, 2005
Winner, School Library Journal Best Book of 2005
Finalist, 2006 Information Book Award
Runner-up, National Chapter of Canada IODE Violet Downey Book Award for 2005
2006 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award short list
2006 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction finalist
Red Maple Award for Non-fiction shortlist, 2007
Garden State Teen Book Awards nominee 2008