War Brothers

War Brothers

Book - 2008
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Jacob and Oteka find themselves in the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda and must try to survive.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Group (Canada), 2008.
ISBN: 9780143167686
Characteristics: xiv, 241 p. :,map.


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BCD2013 Jun 06, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Child soldiers in Uganda.
- Selection Team

THEGABEr Aug 06, 2012

This book was really good and even though its fiction I can think that this would be real for some kids in Uganda in the LRA or konys army. Good read for everyone 12+

Jun 16, 2011

A great book !!! but a really sad ending !

Taylorgirl Dec 20, 2010

Sad, but I thought it was good.

moomoo1104 Apr 21, 2010

good book

b4ttl3kid Apr 20, 2010

Ending was really good. It's very sad overall though. I recommend this for people who love adventure.

FiveDeltaForce Apr 20, 2010

This is a good book it really not for me.It is just so hard for me to read this. I am just not following it.

PrettyMarmar Apr 16, 2010

I liked this book a lot. Its really sad, but i couldn't put the book down. I strongly recommend this book for everyone.

fatima_almalki Apr 16, 2010

very nice book, although its sad and violent

camr1160 Apr 16, 2010

Loved this book, it really shows the hard life of Ugandans

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fatima_almalki Apr 16, 2010

Sharon McKay sets her new novel in Uganda, where Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has, since 1987, abducted up to 30,000 children from their villages and homes for use as soldiers and slaves. It is in these nightmarish times that the fates of 5 boys and a girl are entwined. Captured from their school by the LRA, the boys wait for rescue only to discover that if they are to survive they must rely on themselves. But friendship, courage, and resilience might not be enough to save them. Based in part upon interviews with child soldiers in Northern Uganda, War Brothers is a stunning depiction of the human cost of wars fought by children.

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