Kane/Miller Book Publishers
When a great storm threatens, Sosu, an African boy who is unable to walk, joins his dog Fusa in helping save their village.
Disability and Health; Physical Disability; wheelchair user; mobility; child with a physical disability
mother and father
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
sea; lagoon; storm; drums; dog; chickens; courage; perseverance; jealousy; hope
Asare, Meshack, "Sosu's Call" (2002). Diverse Families. 2055.