CHANDA’S WARS, the riveting companion to the 2005 Printz Honor Book, CHANDA’S SECRETS, is a gripping and beautifully rendered story about child soldiers in Africa.
“Wherever you are . . . I’m coming to get you. I’m going to bring you home.”
Chanda has been dreaming of civil war, lost children, and rivers of blood. Suddenly the dream is real. Rebel soldiers brutally attack her family’s village and kidnap her brother and sister. Risking their lives, Chanda and a troubled young tracker must pursue the rebels through the unforgiving bush to save her family.