A Former Child Soldier Shares His Story In New Graphic Novel

Michel Chikwanine was 5 years old when rebel militiamen kidnapped him from a soccer field near his school in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He had decided to stay out to play rather than follow his father’s instructions to head straight home. As the fighters approached his group of friends, he was more concerned about having disobeyed his dad than about what the men would do.

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Kid Lit TV Commenter Kassia Graham

Graphic novels are a great way to express emotions and experiences that can’t be served by words alone. Yes! Go get it!


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