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Orphaned now, One Shadow on the Wall to guide him, by Leah Henderson (book review)
His late father’s voice lends advice, His late mother’s spirit appears in silence. Can he honor his promise to keep the family together? No social safety nets in Mor’s Senegal village, just fishing nets, small boats, and the gang of bullies who ran away from home and threaten to steal any food he is given or money the 11-year-old can earn for his sisters’ schooling. To meet Mor and his sisters just after their father’s burial, read chapter 1 on the publisher’s website free. Look for this as 2017 hardcover or June 2018 paperback at your local library or independent bookstore. When resources are scarce, how can you be resourceful? …