Jenika Sings for Freedom Restavek Freedom Writers

ISBN: 9780692321515

Published: October 26th 2014

Paperback

48 pages


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Jenika Sings for Freedom  by  Restavek Freedom Writers

Jenika Sings for Freedom by Restavek Freedom Writers
October 26th 2014 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 48 pages | ISBN: 9780692321515 | 4.30 Mb

The Story: Jenikas life changed in an instant. One day she lived in the countryside with her mother and ten siblings, and the next she moved with her aunt to the city, where she was promised an education but was instead forced into a life ofMoreThe Story: Jenikas life changed in an instant. One day she lived in the countryside with her mother and ten siblings, and the next she moved with her aunt to the city, where she was promised an education but was instead forced into a life of cooking, cleaning, and despair.

The only thing that kept her going was her singing. Read this inspiring tale of a girl who overcame the odds, written by girls who understand her struggle. Bilingual in Creole and English.The Story Behind the Story: Written by a team of young women served by the Restavek Freedom Foundation, Jenika Sings For Freedom aims to raise awareness about the inhumanity and injustice of child slavery in Haiti.

At the same time, the books give these young women the opportunity to shape the stories of their own lives with power and possibility and hope.This project was a collaboration between Restavek Freedom Foundation and Shout Mouse Press.Restavek Freedom Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Cincinnati, Ohio with a mission to end child slavery in Haiti in our lifetime.

To learn more, visit www.RestavekFreedom.org.Shout Mouse Press is a nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices. To learn more and to see a full catalog of Shout Mouse titles, visit www.ShoutMousePress.org.



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