This sensitive portrayal tells the real-life stories of six courageous children and their families who live and work on the streets in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Guatemala. These resourceful, resilient and optimistic children and families talk about their pasts, their present lives and their hopes for the future.
With colour photographs by the author, and illustrations, these poignant stories come from the author of the ground-breaking Refugee Diary series.
Books for Keeps review of Street Children – 5 stars
” These stories of the lives of six street children and two families … are often heart-breakingly sad… But what shines through is the resilience and courage these young people show however difficult their circumstances.”
Praise for the Refugee Diaries:
?” Truly remarkable” – Scholastic, Best Books ?
” …simply told and beautifully illustrated…. it will act as a springboard and provide stimulus for discussion on the plight of refugees throughout the world.” – School Librarian ?
USBBY Outstanding International Books Scholastic Best Books of the Year
Scholastic Best Books of the Year