Child Soldiers

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

Age 16 or older

Community: Sierra Leonean/Sierra Leonean American

A Refugee’s Journey from The Democratic Republic of the Congo

by Ellen Rodger

Age 09 or older

Community: Congolese/Congolese American

Bamboo People

by Mitali Perkins

Age 11 or older

Community: Burmese/Burmese American, Karenni/Karenni American

Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War

by Michel Chikwanine

Age 10 or older

Community: Congolese/Congolese American

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

by Natalie C. Anderson

Age 12 or older

Community: Somali/Somali American

Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt

Age 10 or older

Community: Iranian/Iranian American, Iraqi/Iraqi American

Never Fall Down

by Patricia McCormick

Age 12 or older

Community: Cambodian/Cambodian American

Soldier Boy

by Keely Hutton

Age 12 or older

Community: Ugandan/Ugandan American

Son of a Gun

by Anne de Graaf

Age 08 or older

Community: Liberian/Liberian American

The Bite of the Mango

by Mariatu Kamara

Age 12 or older

Community: Sierra Leonean/Sierra Leonean American

The Stars at Oktober Bend

by Glenda Millard

Age 12 or older

Community: Sierra Leonean/Sierra Leonean American
Walk Toward the Rising Sun

Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace

by Ger Duany

Age 12 or older

Community: South Sudanese/South Sudanese American