Sélavi: A Haitian Story of Hope
Youme Landowne; Jennifer Cheek Pantaléon
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.
Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless children; no home; transient
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.