Maison Rouge: Memories Of A Childhood In War

ISBN-10: 1926890302
ISBN-13: 9781926890302
Author: Juma, Liliane Leila
Interest Level: 8-12
Publisher: Tradewind Books

Publication Date: March 2020

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 118

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Grades 8-12

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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women *


A personal memoir of the Congo Wars 1993-1997. Liliane Leila Juma was sixteen years old when her family home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was destroyed by rebel soldiers. She gives an account of her life before and after her family was torn apart. Maison Rouge is a story of war and unspeakable loss. It is also the story of survival. Eventually, through the United Nations refugee program, Leila and her family were finally able to relocate to Canada.
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