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The story of the central character of the book, Kidane, is based on that of Goitom Yosief, a 30 year old Eritrean man who was granted protection in Malta.
Paperback, 49 pages
Published 2012
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For a Maltese publication, 'Kidane' (2012), subtitled "a story of hope", is pretty impressive. Written in English by Clare Azzopardi, inspired by the true story of the Eritrean immigrant Goitom Yoisef, and published in joint collaboration between the Malta JRS (Jesuit Refugee Service) and the MAF (Malta Arts Fund), the story of Goitom/Kidane admirably aims to shed light on the universal plight of immigrants to young readers.

The people behind this publication deserve commendation. In a nation wh
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Clare Azzopardi (1977) is an award-winning writer who writes for both children and adults. She is the Head of Department of Maltese at the University of Malta Junior College and for the past several years has been an active member of Inizjamed, an NGO whose mission is to promote literature in Malta and abroad. With Inizjamed, she has co-organised literary festivals and workshops, often in collabor
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