War Brothers

War

“Jacob is a 14-year-old Ugandan who is sent away to a boys’ school. Once there, he assures his friend Tony that they need not be afraid — they will be safe. But not long after, in the shadow of the night, the boys are abducted. Marched into the jungle, they are brought to an encampment of the feared rebel soldiers. They are told they must kill or be killed, and their world turns into a terrifying struggle to endure and survive.

In time, the boys escape. Hunted by the rebels, stalked by a lion, and even pursued by river crocs, they miraculously succeed in reaching safety. However, it is no longer enough. Jacob wrestles with the question of whether we are all really beasts inside. He decides the way through the pain is to record his story.” –Amazon

  1. War Brothers is a novel that accurately portrays the plight of child soldiers throughout the world. The story is intense; the art work gorgeous.

  2. I cried as I read the book. Seeing what those children had to go through, it just broke my heart. More than half the world doesn’t know this is going on, but the people that do, just don’t do anything. I think that anyone that has read this book would be amazed at how much it changes your perspective on situations like this.

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