McKay,, Sharon E.
New York : Annick, 2014
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
Young Readers' Choice Committee)
|SUBJECTS: Child soldiers -- Uganda -- Fiction.
Courage -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Kidnapping victims -- Uganda -- Fiction.
Uganda -- Politics and government -- Fiction.
War -- Fiction.