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Beatrice's Dream

A Story of Kibera Slum

Beatrice's Dream( )
Author: Williams, Karen Lynn
Photographer: Stone, Wendy
ISBN:978-1-84780-019-0
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:Quarto Publishing Group UK
Imprint:Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Beatrice 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...
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