Sosu's Call

Title

Sosu's Call

Authors

Meshack Asare

Publisher

Kane/Miller Book Publishers

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9781929132218

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When a great storm threatens, Sosu, an African boy who is unable to walk, joins his dog Fusa in helping save their village.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

760L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical Disability; wheelchair user; mobility; child with a physical disability

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Children's Africana Book Award, 2003, Honor Book Young Children
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2003, Winner, Stories for Young Listeners
UNESCO Prize for Children's and Young People's Literature in the Service of Tolerance, 1999, Laureate, Children Under 13

Keywords

sea; lagoon; storm; drums; dog; chickens; courage; perseverance; jealousy; hope

Diversity Impact

direct

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