Soldier Boy
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2017
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Street Date:
06/13/2017
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374305642
ASIN:
B01NA7C0ND
Lexile measure:
860
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APA Citation (style guide)

Keely Hutton. (2017). Soldier Boy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Keely Hutton. 2017. Soldier Boy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

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Keely Hutton, Soldier Boy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2017.

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Keely Hutton. Soldier Boy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2017. Web.

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An unforgettable novel based on the life of Ricky Richard Anywar, who at age fourteen was forced to fight as a soldier in the guerrilla army of notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

Soldier Boy begins with the story of Ricky Richard Anywar, abducted in 1989 to fight with Joseph Kony's rebel army in the Ugandan civil war (one of Africa's longest running conflicts). Ricky is trained, armed, and forced to fight government soldiers alongside his brutal kidnappers, but never stops dreaming of escape.

The story continues twenty years later, with a fictionalized character named Samuel, a boy deathly afraid of trusting anyone ever again. Samuel is representative of the thousands of child soldiers Ricky eventually helped rehabilitate as founder of the internationally acclaimed charity Friends of Orphans.

Working closely with Ricky himself, debut author Keely Hutton has written an eye-opening book about a boy's unbreakable spirit and indomitable...

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An unforgettable novel based on the life of Ricky Richard Anywar, who at age fourteen was forced to fight as a soldier in the guerrilla army of notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

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The story continues twenty years later, with a fictionalized character named Samuel, a boy deathly afraid of trusting anyone ever again. Samuel is representative of the thousands of child soldiers Ricky eventually helped rehabilitate as founder of the internationally acclaimed charity Friends of Orphans.

Working closely with Ricky himself, debut author Keely Hutton has written an eye-opening book about a boy's unbreakable spirit and indomitable courage in the face of unimaginable horror.

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