Beatrice's Dream Life in an African Slum
Written by Karen Lynn Williams, Wendy Stone
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Beatrice's Dream Life in an African Slum by Karen Lynn Williams, Wendy StoneBeatrice is a thirteen-year-old orphan in Kibera, Nairobi - a Kenyan shantytown built on refuse and rubbish and one of the biggest slums in Africa. In this book she describes her life: her walk to school, the dust that blows between her teeth and the mud she wades through, her teacher's down-to-earth encouragement, her fear of being alone, how safe she feels at school...This sensitive account in words and photographs reveals the realities of life for some of the world's most deprived people - and offers hope as Beatrice follows her dream - to be a nurse.
'Eye-opening, inspiring and surprisingly emotive, this well rounded title gives a deep and relatable insight into a different world.'
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7th February 2013
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