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Sep 09, 2008
| ISBN 9780385666398
| Young Adult
Jul 27, 2011
| ISBN 9780307374608
| Young Adult
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Sep 09, 2008 | ISBN 9780385666398 | Young Adult
Jul 27, 2011 | ISBN 9780307374608 | Young Adult
For Alexandria Hyatt having a fabulous life is easy: she knows what she wants and she knows how to get it. Being glamorous and rich is simply what she was born to be. When Alexandria is arrested for shoplifting, having to drag herself into court to face a judge just seems like a major inconvenience. But Alexandria has been in trouble before–and this time she can’t find a way to scheme out of the consequences. Before she knows it, she’s on a plane headed to Kenya where she has been ordered to work for an international charity. Over 7,000 miles away from home with no hot water, no cell phone reception, no friends or family, Alexandria is confronted with a land as unfamiliar as it is unsettling. Over the course of her month in Africa, Alexandria will face a reality she could never have imagined, and will have to look inside herself to see if she has what it takes to confront it.
ERIC WALTERS is one of Canada’s best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. His books have won over 120 awards, including thirteen separate children’s choice awards, and have been translated into thirteen languages. He lives in… More about Eric Walters
Praise for Eric Walters’s We All Fall Down:“Realistic, frightening, and heartbreaking. . . . Walters [creates] a novel that is compelling and emotionally wringing.” – Quill & Quire
Eric Walters takes you on a journey through Kenya while reading passages from Alexandria Of Africa.
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