An indelible story of the resilience of the human spirit from one of the emerging voices from Africa.
For fans of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, Solacers by Arion Golmakani, White Orleander by Janet Fitch, and Finding Fish by Antwone Quenton Fisher, Silver Lining tells the heart-wrenching traumatic story of an orphaned child named Alimu as he grows up in a country torn apart by a rebel war.
When Alimu passes the National Primary School Examination, his father takes him to the city to live with an aunt, his father’s only sister, to pursue his studies. His aunt, instead, subjects him to terrible mistreatment. Continue reading