How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child

By Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta

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Publisher HarperCollins Imprint Katherine Tegen ISBN


Awards and Honors YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Selection<br> MSL Cream of the Crop - 2018 <br> ILA Young Adults' Choices - 2018 <br> 2017 Goodreads Choice Award, Best Memoir & Autobiography<br> Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Teen Nonfiction<br> New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2017, Top Ten<br> The Nonfiction Detectives, Best Nonfiction Books of 2017<br>

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child

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Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism,Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Language: Mild Language,Medical: Graphic Descriptions,Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes,Violence: Gun Violence,Violence: Mild Violence,Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War

In this powerful memoir, Sandra Uwiringyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, tells the incredible true story of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism. Author’s note. Information and resources. Full-color photo insert.
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