Dawn C. Gill
: A MISSION FOR HER VILLAGE, AFRICA, 1440
: Aladdin Paperbooks, 1996.
Kai is not like the other girls in her African village. She can run faster
than any of the boys in the village and she is determined to learn how
to make the beautiful terra cotta figures that only the men are permitted
to make. When the village crops fail, the village is on the verge of starvation.
Kai and her sister, Jamila, are chosen to travel to the nearest village
to ask for help. The village is four days away through the dense forest.
Will Kai and Jamila be successful in their mission? Travel along with them
and find out how they change forever. accusing her attacker. This
is a scary, gripping account of one girl's reaction to rape.
Sisters -- Fiction
Yoruba (African people) -- Fiction
Africa -- Fiction
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