Written by Mary Williams
Illustrated by Gregory Christie
Published by Lee & Low Books
A young boy unites with thousands of other orphaned boys to walk to safety in a refugee camp in another country, after war destroys their villages in southern Sudan. Based on true events. Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, then Kenya, and finally in the United States.
Primary ISBN: 9781584302322
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 07 or older
Community Represented: South Sudanese/South Sudanese American
Setting: South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee
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