A Calf Named Brian Higgins

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630
Total Words: 
51,690
ISBN: 
978-1-947159-00-6
SKU: CBH

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A Calf Named Brian Higgins
An Adventure in Rural Kenya

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a developing country, she finds the food gross and the community filthy. Just when she thinks nothing could make this trip any worse, she learns people there are dying of hunger and preventable disease. Hannah becomes frustrated and wants to help, but when poverty threatens the lives of people she loves, all she wants to do is go home.

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Praise for A Calf Named Brian Higgins

"...a coming-of-age story that engages readers in Hannah's journeys..."
    --Publishers Weekly

"Everything about this story is strong and charming."
    --Jacquelyn Mitchard, NY Times best-selling author of The Deep End of the Ocean

"The author has crafted a true-to-life story about our common humanity, how goodwill transcends continents, languages...and life histories to show how much we have to teach each other."
    --Jeffrey Sachs, best-selling author and senior advisor to the UN Secretary-General

"A beautiful heart-warming story filled with emotions..."
    --Beatrice Biira, subject of Beatrice's Goat, and Community Coordinator for Heifer International

Schools & Libraries

272 pages, Middle Grade
Hardcover: 978-1-947159-00-6 
$16.99 (List) / $12.74 (S&L)

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