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Students in 6th-12th grade will enjoy this book about a little girl from Sierra Leone who overcomes a challenging childhood (war, death of her parents, abuse at the orphanage, and adoption and a move to the United States). Themes to explore with this book are war, racism in Sierre Leone, racism in the United States (at school and in the ballet world), orphans, death of family, the family we create versus the family we are born into, the love of parents (both natural and adoptive), and personal drive to succeed despite all odds.
This book study includes:
All questions in this book study and the book test are short answer format to encourage higher-order thinking skills.