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THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil—Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her fifteen-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years migrating through seven African countries, searching for safety. When Clemantine was twelve, she and her sister were granted refugee status in the United States yet the years of being treated as less than human, of going hungry and seeing death, could not be erased. She felt at the same time six years old and one hundred years old. In The Girl Who Smiled Beads, Clemantine provokes us to look beyond the label of “victim” and recognize the power of the imagination to transcend even the most profound injuries and aftershocks.

RIF QUIZ: A Live Video Trivia Contest Day 1

Tune in to hear Read It Forward's Abbe and Emma chat about THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil and play along as they ask five fun trivia questions! Answer all five questions right and be entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card from Northshire Bookstore!US Residents, 18+. See complete rules: bit.ly/2mPaioE

Posted by Read It Forward on Monday, July 30, 2018

Thanks again to today’s sponsor, our friends at Northshire Bookstore! Join us again tomorrow to chat about THERE THERE by Tommy Orange, sponsored by Bookshop Santa Cruz!

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