The Orphan Boy (Paperback)
Seaching the sky for a familiar star, an old man encounters a mysterious boy, Kileken. As he comes to love the boy as a son, he agrees to let him keep the one thing he owns: a secret.
Tololwa M. Mollel, an Arusha Maasai from Tanzania, grew up on his grandfather's coffee farm. He has a B.A. from the University of Dar es Salaam and a M.A. from the University of Alberta, Canada. The author of many picture books, he has published ten with Clarion. He lives in Edmonton, Canada.
"A lyrically retold story, illustrated with richly luminous paintings." Booklist, ALA —