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Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier | Scholastic
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I thought the illustrations were lovely, especially the one of the goat nuzzling lovingly against Beatrice.
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She's been away for more than a year. Beatrice's village, which is called Kisinga, sits nestled in a valley in the western part of Uganda.
When most people hear of Uganda, they immediately think of Idi Amin, the strongman who brutalized the country for nearly a decade. Amin's long gone, but Uganda, like most of Africa, is still plagued with problems. There are too many beatrice s goat, too few jobs, and not enough food.
Beatrice remembers being hungry as a child. And if it was there, it was almost the same meal every other day.
Like you eat cassava or sweet potatoes in the afternoon and in the evening. And, I must say that we were hungry," she says.