Published by: National Geographic Kids
Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudanby John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech with Michael S. Sweeney and Karen M. Kostyal
Part adventure story, part inspirational survival story, all true, Lost Boy, Lost Girl tells the story of two child members of Southern Sudan’s Dinka tribe as they join thousands of other children fleeing their war-torn country. John was 13. Martha was 5. Their separate but parallel stories–which ultimately join as they meet and fall in love–stand as a testiment to the intelligence, resilience, cooperation, and courage of young people in extreme circumstances.Learn more about this title.