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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Africa Challenge" were written by authors from South Sudan. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.


Making Peace and Nurturing Life : An African Woman's Journey of Struggle and Hope by Julia Aker Duany EN

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Country: Africa / South Sudan flag South Sudan
Let the Truth Be Told is a political action thriller in the tradition of top selling authors such as Robert Ludlum and David Baldacci. It is the story of Dr. Keith Bryant, a professor at the University of VA, who is teaching a class entitled "The Politics of Conspiracy" that looks at the role of the media in understanding historic world events. When the class begins studying the many conspiracy theories surrounding 9/11 it arouses the attention of a clandestine government agency run by Colonel Ed Foster, a man charged with maintaining the secrets behind 9/11. Dr. Keith Bryant and his girlfrien... continue
Recommended: 27 Aug 2022


Seed of South Sudan : Memoir of a “Lost Boy” Refugee by Majok Marier, Estelle Ford-Williamson EN

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One of the most detailed books on the Lost Boys of Sudan since South Sudan became the world’s newest nation in 2011, this is a memoir of Majok Marier, an Agar Dinka who was 7 when war came to his village in southern Sudan. During a 21-year civil war, 2 million lives were lost and 80 percent of the South Sudanese people were displaced. Tens of thousands of boys like Majok fled from the Sudanese Army that wanted to kill them. Surviving on grasses, grains, and help from villagers along the way, Majok walked nearly a thousand miles to a refugee camp in Ethiopia. Majok and 3,800 like him emigrated ... continue
Recommended: 07 Sep 2022

What They Meant for Evil

What They Meant for Evil : How a Lost Girl of Sudan Found Healing, Peace, and Purpose in the Midst of Suffering by Rebecca Deng EN

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Country: Africa / South Sudan flag South Sudan
Many stories have been told about the famous Lost Boys, but now for the first time, a Lost Girl shares her hauntingly beautiful and inspiring story. One of the first unaccompanied refugee children to enter the United States in 2000, after South Sudan's second civil war took the lives of most of her family, Rebecca's story begins in the late 1980s when, at the age of four, her village was attacked and she had to escape. WHAT THEY MEANT FOR EVIL is the account of that unimaginable journey. With the candor and purity of a child, Rebecca recalls how she endured fleeing from gunfire, suffering thro... continue
Recommended: 16 Nov 2022

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