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Published 2012 by Techmate Publishers Ltd, Ghana
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Kate Carrillo
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Its a simple beautiful story perhaps made for young people, yet entretaining for adults.

"I had never appreciated the wonder of knowledge as much as I did, when I rediscover the world through the eyes of someone who had never really know it was out there"

Two girls from different worlds an a story that bring them together to create a everlasting bound.

A story to know for Brunis to get to know more about Ghana and its people.
Akilnathan Logeswaran
Apr 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
A truly Ghanaian "Slumdog Millionaire" story with a young Kayayei and an pupil from an American school meeting at the infamous Makola Market whereafter their lives are never the same again.

A beautiful story, especially for children and teenagers about respect for one another, no matter in which family or social status you are born in. Might even make you cry in an emotional moment.
Feb 02, 2018 rated it liked it
It's easy to forgive the abruptness of the plot and the oversimplification/stereotyping of the characters in Wolo's book, for the simple fact that this book offers readers a glimpse into the nuances and complexities faced by young people living in Ghana. As a teacher in the very same school Abena attends as a "Dada ba," the book held my interest, and I'll recommend it to my students. Alongside the recommendation though, I'll offer a word of caution to avoid over-generalization. It is, after all, ...more
Cabiria Aquarius
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Meeting someone living a different life than you and becoming friends with them is a good way to learn the world. To see good fortune versus bad fortune. Fortunate versus the unfortunate. Abena versus Faiza. It was a beautiful story and really made me think. It was wonderful and I loved reading it and it was amazing the stories the girls told each other and how their lives happened in the time. How they learn to cope. I hung onto every word on every page. Sunk in.

Loved it. Very low memetic mode
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Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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