Sélavi: A Haitian Story of Hope
Youme Landowne; Jennifer Cheek Pantaléon
Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless children; no home; transient
A homeless boy on the streets of Haiti joins other street children, and together they build a home and a radio station where they can care for themselves and for other homeless children.
Children's Literature Choice List, 2005; Notable Children's Books, 2005; Americans Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2004, Commended; Independent Publisher Book Award, (IPPY, 2005, Finalist, Juvenile Teen Young Adult (Multicultural Non-Fiction); Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 2005, Winner, Books for Younger Children; Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2005, Winner, Multicultural and International
Haiti; historical; street children; struggles
Landowne, Youme, "Sélavi: A Haitian Story of Hope" (2004). DIVerse Families. 916.