Summary: In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven-year-old Sudanese boy, living in a small village. But as Sudan's civil war moved closer, his family moved again and again, seeking peace. Then, one terrible day, Jal was separated from his mother, and later learned she had been killed; his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese Liberation Army, fighting for the...
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 962.404 JAL, EMMANUEL JAL
Summary: They were known simply as "The Lost Boys." Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Alcon Entertainment 2014