Ashley meets her great-uncle by the old train tracks near their community in Nova Scotia. When she sees his sadness, he tells her of the day when he and the other children were taken to residential school, their lives changed forever. Uncle also explains how Ashley gives him hope. She promises to wait with him in remembrance of what was lost.
This dual-language English and Swahili picture book is inspired by the founding of Tanzania, told through the eyes of a young boy who climbs Mount Kilimanjaro to signify the country's independence.
Illustrated, inspiring poems for parents and young ones alike! Carefully and lovingly crafted by a diverse selection of writers and artists, there’s validation and affirmation to be found in each and every poetic pronunciation.