The October 2010, Bloggers Unite Book Club selection is Chanda's Wars by Allan Stratton. If you would like to read more about this title, please click here.
About Chanda's Wars
"Wherever you are . . . I'm coming to get you. I'm going to bring you home."Chanda has been dreaming of civil war, lost children, and rivers of blood. Suddenly the dream is real. Rebel soldiers brutally attack her family's village and kidnap her brother and sister. Risking their lives, Chanda and a troubled young tracker must pursue the rebels through the unforgiving bush to save her family.
About Allan Stratton
He is the author of the internationally acclaimed Michael L. Printz Honor Book Chanda's Secrets. Its numerous citations include the Children's Africana Book Award, Best Book for Older Readers; ALA Booklist Editors' Choice; New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age; and a unanimous vote to the ALA Best Books for Young Adults list. Allan is also the author of the Junior Library Guild selection Chanda's Wars and the ALA Best Book for Young Adults Leslie's Journal. He lives in Toronto with his partner, two cats, and a pond full of fish.
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