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Becoming a teenager always involves challenges. But Neema seems to have more than her fair share. Her brother, Peter, whose only desire is to become a warrior, is where Neema longs to be - secondary school. Their father's plans for her own future are in keeping with Maasai tradition. Her mother's mysterious illness, the reaction of her father's other wives and Aunt Sifa's ...more
Paperback, 2nd, 122 pages
Published April 22nd 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published August 19th 2015)
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An interesting view of a teenagers life and the trials she had to go through.
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This is a fabulous children's story that can be enjoyed by adults as well.

Set in Kenya, the book gives us an insight into the traditional Maasai way of life and its effect on the central character Neema who wants to break away from that tradition and follow her dream to be educated. This story is a wonderful introduction to dealing with guilt, following dreams and also the wonder that being part of a family or large group of people can be.

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Dorothy Massey lives in a small town in the north-east of England where she writes children’s fiction and educational materials. She has published several short stories for children in print and digital media and has won several competitions. Red God/Black God is her first published children’s novel. It was shortlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award 2015