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Auma's Long Run

By Eucabeth Odhiambo

A story of hope in the face of impossible odds.

Auma is a star runner. She has a shot at winning a track scholarship that could let her attend high school, a rare opportunity for girls in 1980s Kenya. But a mysterious disease called AIDS is ravaging her village, and soon both her parents fall ill. Auma's family needs her help at home--but leaving might be the only way to find the answers to her questions about this new disease.

  • Author grew up in Kenya and poured her own experiences into the novel
  • Setting of 1980s Kenya is unique in the current middle-grade market
  • Answers the demand for multicultural perspectives

About the author

Eucabeth Odhiambo is a professor of teacher education at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. As a classroom teacher she has taught all grades between kindergarten and middle school. This is her debut novel.

ISBN: 9781512427844
Imprint: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2018
Dimensions: 133 x 191mm, 304pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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