This is a delightful story. I have never been to Africa but this piqued my interest. This is not the sort of book I would normally read, but the author Sylvia Stewart, held me from the first page to the last. I felt close to young Kondi as the story progressed and found myself concerned for her safety when horrid uncle Kakama came on the scene.
I found the glossary on the back page very helpful as well. I would certainly recommend this book as a Christmas present for any young person. What I also liked was the fact that the gospel is shared, but very sensitively.