Her Own Two Feet A Rwandan Girl's Brave Fight to Walk

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Through her eyes, the moving story of a young Rwandan girl born with clubfeet and the risk she takes for the chance to walk on the bottoms of her feet for the first time.

Rebeka Uwitonze was born in Rwanda with curled and twisted feet, which meant she had to crawl or be carried to get around. At nine years old, she gets an offer that could change her life. A doctor in the US might be able to turn her feet. But it means leaving her own family behind and going to America on her own.---from the publisher

208 pages                              978-1338356373                                   Ages 9-12

Keywords:  hope, risk, people with a disability, Africa, courage, determination, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, nonfiction, biography, overcoming adversity

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