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A nameless girl passes helplessly through many dark moments, yet ultimately finds something hopeful at the end of her journey. This is a really unusual children's book: it focuses on dark experiences of loneliness, loss, dislocation, fear, alienation, using metaphorical images to convey them.
The true story of a girl growing up in residential care. Her resilience shines through. It will hopefully inspire other children growing up in residential care to aspire to be more than a statistic.
This very touching story by Jojo Moyes is about Lou Clark who takes a job with Will Traynor. Will is quadriplegic after a collision with a motorcycle and he has lost the desire to live. Lou tries to help him regain that.
Published in 1997, written by Mitch Albom, with the leadership and guidance of his college professor, Morrie Schwartz, this under 200 page volume is full of simple answers to existential questions regarding the importance of human existence.
In 1985, Salva Dut became one of 1,500 of Sudan’s famous “Lost Boys” for 11 long years, walking countless miles east to Ethiopia and later south to Kenya to live in refugee camps much like prisons.
USA, 1930. Mendez is the charismatic master of the small Butterfly Circus, and he leads his troupe through Southern California. Along the way, they perform to bring some light into the dull lives of people.