Thursday, October 23, 2008

Video - Secrets in the Fire

Secrets in the Fire by Henning Mankell (Ages 11+) ;
The unforgettable true story of an indomitable young girl as she transcends the horror of her shattered childhood in war-torn Mozambique.

“A hard-hitting, eye-opening novel that brings readers face to face with the horrors of war.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“One of the first books to dramatize the global landmine crisis…will grab readers with the truth of one child’s terror and courage.”—Booklist, starred review

“Puts a human face on a tragic issue.”—Heather Mills McCartney

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