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Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2013

    Sometimes children have to fight to survive, too. Sometimes they

    Sometimes children have to fight to survive, too. Sometimes they need to be brave for themselves. Unfortunately, hundreds of
    children in Sudan, Africa had to do just that. In the book "Lost Boy, Lost Girl"  John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech, tell their
     stories about being children during the Southern Sudan civil war in Africa. Soldiers raided their villages, and they were forced to flee.
    They tell separate stories of how they had to find refuge after war, and then find safety after more war without parents to guide them. 
     It is a sad tale about how many people got separated from their families and had to find someone that they could rely on just to
     survive. I enjoyed this book because even though it is sad, there is happiness throughout the book, too. It has some humor as well.
     I recommend this book to all middle school students because it gives them an idea of how it was in Africa during this war, but isn’t a
    boring read at all. It kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time I was reading it. Sure, it is sad, but it is also a great book that many
    people would enjoy.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2014

    Lost boy, lost girl

    This is an amazing book!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2014

    The book Lost Boy, Lost Girl by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Ak

    The book Lost Boy, Lost Girl by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech was emotionally tugging and  intense. It tells the story to two different groups traveling across the desert trying to escape the ongoing war. The imagery and descriptions were amazing, and they left you perfectly picturing the situation-- not always a  good thing. I thought the book itself was great, but at some points it was a little too graphic.The authors are really good at describing the situation, but many of the things they saw were perhaps too scary or vivid. I would recommend this book to anybody above the age of fifteen.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2014

    Stranger

    Kiddos have to survrive,they need to be brave also protect themself from other people never listen to strangers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2013

    Good

    Very good summer reading

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