One girl’s harrowing trek from exile and slavery to hope in a new land — all based on a true story. The book is written by Judie Oron, a journalist, who risked her life to save the real girl, Wuditu, from Ethiopia and take her to safety in Israel, where she still lives today. Judie Oron lives in Toronto, Ontario.
“… shows with brutal, unflinching detail the horrors of refugee life and child slavery and the shocking vulnerability of young females in the developing world …”
—Booklist Online, 10/21/10