book review: 14 Cows for America

Posted on 18 August 2009 Tuesday

title: 14 Cows for America

author: Carmen Agra Deedy

illustrator: Thomas Gonzales

14 Cows for America is a picture book that tells a very unique true story of 11 September.

This is the story of Kimeli’s journey home after the tragedy in New York. Kimeli is studying in America on a scholarship and travels home for a visit. The people of his village want to know all about his life where he lives and, he has to tell them about the events he experienced in New York City when it was attacked. After hearing what happened, villagers are moved towant to do something for the American people and then decide to donate 14 of their most prized possessions, cows to the US.

What did I think of this book?  My review is on The PicnicBasket. Be sure to scroll down because it’s not the only review!

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