Child Soldiers relives the wars of Africa through the eyes of the children to find out what it takes to lose an arm to a grenade, to a stray bullet, or to the man with the axe. How much it costs to betray your emotions and kill a friend, kill a foe, kill a close ally, or kill your own father.Luke Weldon visits Africa on a holiday trip to write a short paper on children his age in Africa. A leisure trip that ends after being abducted by the LRA to a notorious rebel camp. Luke is locked in a cage with some other children but soon wins the heart of another abducted child, the hard-nosed local girl, Junta Utakpa. In a few days, Luke and Junta attempt the ultimate escape from the camp. But, there was one problem. A very huge problem. The Axe Man was the only way in and out of the rebel camp. If they truly wanted to escape, they both had to face him head on.
|Publisher:||Phantom House Books NGR|
|File size:||336 KB|
About the Author
Tn Odu (alias Nigeria's Phantom Publisher) writes mostly middle grade and juvenile-directed fiction with the belief that words can mold worlds and minds as well. He is also very passionate about uniting the younger ones under an umbrella of books, but as Phantom House has slowly come to learn-his books, his "community of one". Two of the phantom p's award-winning titles have been featured and published by Phantom House Books. The author has published several other titles with native publishing houses in Canada and the USA under pseudonyms.