Books about Child Soldiers in Sudan
As you may have heard, we'll be hosting Gabriel Bol Deng, one of the "lost boys" from the war in Sudan. He will come to Catlin as a speaker on Wednesday, February 9th. In support of his visit, I've assembled a group of books on the subect of child soldiers, and the war in this region of the world.
Be sure to also check out Gabriel Bol Deng's website, Hope for Ariang, to learn more about his nonprofit organization to provide primary education to children in Sudan.
Here's a list of titles that you may want to browse before his visit:
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, by Ishmael Beah
Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan, by Craig Walzer
The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur, by Brian Steidle & Gretchen Steidle Wallace
Child Soldiers: From Violence to Protection, by Michael Wessells
What is the What, by Dave Eggers (a powerful fictionalized memoir of a lost boy)
The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur, by Daoud Hari
Please ask us if you need any assistance in locating the books. Thanks. --Sue
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