Linda Sue Park, a first generation Korean American, lives with her family in Rochester, New York. She has worked as a journalist and now teaches English as a second language. Her previous books include The Kite Fighters and Seesaw Girl.
In 1985 southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people . . . people like the boy, Salva Dut . . . caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing journey that w... SEE MORE