Day: April 23, 2019

How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta

How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta

Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, Nonfiction, War
How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta eBook DownloadThis profoundly moving memoir is the remarkable and inspiring true story of Sandra Uwiringyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism.Sandra was just ten years old when she found herself with a gun pointed at her head. She had watched as rebels gunned down her mother and six-year-old sister in a refugee camp. Remarkably, the rebel didn’t pull the trigger, and Sandra escaped.Thus began a new life for her and her surviving family members. With no home and no money, they struggled to stay alive. Eventually, through a United Nations refugee program, they moved to America,
In a Perfect World by Trish Doller

In a Perfect World by Trish Doller

Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance, Young Adult
In a Perfect World by Trish Doller eBook DownloadCaroline Kelly is excited to be spending her summer vacation working at the local amusement park with her best friend, exploring weird Ohio with her boyfriend, and attending soccer camp with the hope she’ll be her team’s captain in the fall.But when Caroline’s mother is hired to open an eye clinic in Cairo, Egypt, Caroline’s plans are upended. Caroline is now expected to spend her summer and her senior year in a foreign country, away from her friends, her home, and everything she’s ever known.With this move, Caroline predicts she’ll spend her time navigating crowded streets, eating unfamiliar food, and having terrible bouts of homesickness. But when she finds instead is a culture that surprises her, a city that astounds her, an