A New Journey

“Can’t it be any easier…? Isn’t there a shortcut I can take?”

Is life sometimes too hard?

Do you sometimes feel like giving up? 

Read this powerful young adult novel by the author of Now Is the Time for Running and learn more about life and courage in Africa.

Diamond Boy

Williams, Michael. Diamond Boy. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2014.

“When Patson’s family moved to the Marange region of Zimbabwe he begins working in the mines, searching for blood diamonds, until government soldiers arrive and Patson is forced to journey to South Africa in search of his missing sister and a better life.” – CIP. [Brothers and sisters; Child labor; Diamonds; Friendship; Mines and mining; Runaways; Shona (African people); Zimbabwe]  

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