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McKay,, Sharon E.
New York : Annick, 2014
ISBN 155451648X

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After he is abducted from his Ugandan boarding school and forced to become a child soldier in the Lordís Resistance Army, Jacobís only comfort and the hope that helps him survive is the thought that recording his experiences will help others in his situation. He trusts that, if he can only share his story and bring attention to the horror and violence that he witnesses and is forced to commit, the world will send help to stop those who use children to carry out their crimes.  (Booktalk by the Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Committee)

SUBJECTS:    Child soldiers -- Uganda -- Fiction.
                        Courage -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Kidnapping victims -- Uganda -- Fiction.
                        Uganda -- Politics and government -- Fiction.
                        War -- Fiction.
                        War stories.

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