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Over a thousand hills I walk with you

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Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night, everything changed. Political troubles unleashed a torrent of violence upon the Tutsi ethnic group. Jeanne's family, all Tutsis, fled their home and tried desperately to reach safety. They--along with nearly 1 million others--did not survive. The only survivor of her family's massacre, Jeanne witnessed unspeakable acts. But through courage, wits, and sheer force of will, she survived. Based on a true story, this haunting novel by Jeanne's adoptive mother makes unforgettably real the events of the 1994 Rwandan genocide as one family experienced it. Jeanne's story is a tribute to the human spirit and its capacity to heal.
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9781575059273
9780822565390
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Full title over a thousand hills i walk with you
Author jansen hanna
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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display_description Tells the story of a young Rwandan girl of the Tutsi tribe who was the only survivor in her family during an ethnic cleansing raid by another tribe. "Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night, everything changed. Political troubles unleashed a torrent of violence upon the Tutsi ethnic group. Jeanne's family, all Tutsis, fled their home and tried desperately to reach safety. They--along with nearly 1 million others--did not survive. The only survivor of her family's massacre, Jeanne witnessed unspeakable acts. But through courage, wits, and sheer force of will, she survived. Based on a true story, this haunting novel by Jeanne's adoptive mother makes unforgettably real the events of the 1994 Rwandan genocide as one family experienced it. Jeanne's story is a tribute to the human spirit and its capacity to heal.--From publisher description."--From source other than the Library of Congress
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Genocide -- Rwanda. -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Umubyeyi, Jeanne d'Arc, -- 1986-
title_display Over a thousand hills I walk with you
title_full Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You, Over a thousand hills I walk with you / by Hanna Jansen ; translated from the German by Elizabeth D. Crawford
title_short Over a thousand hills I walk with you
title_sub
topic_facet Genocide, Umubyeyi, Jeanne d'Arc, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature