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Her own two feet : a Rwandan girl's brave fight to walk

Author: Meredith Davis; Rebeka Uwitonze
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Focus, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Through her eyes, the moving story of a young Rwandan girl born with clubfeet and the risk she takes for the chance to walk on the bottoms of her feet for the first time. Rebeka Uwitonze was born in Rwanda with curled and twisted feet, which meant she had to crawl or be carried to get around. At nine years old, she gets an offer that could change her life. A doctor in the US might be able to turn her feet. But it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Meredith, (Meredith Lynn) 1971- author.
Her own two feet
New York : Scholastic Focus, 2019
(DLC) 2018042859
Named Person: Rebeka Uwitonze; Rebeka Uwitonze
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Davis; Rebeka Uwitonze
ISBN: 9781338356373 1338356372
OCLC Number: 1051778835
Target Audience: Age 8-12.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: Rwanda --
Part two: America --
Part three: Rwanda --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Meredith Davis and Rebeka Uwitonze.

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"Through her eyes, the moving story of a young Rwandan girl born with clubfeet and the risk she takes for the chance to walk on the bottoms of her feet for the first time. Rebeka Uwitonze was born in Rwanda with curled and twisted feet, which meant she had to crawl or be carried to get around. At nine years old, she gets an offer that could change her life. A doctor in the US might be able to turn her feet. But it means leaving her own family behind and going to America on her own"--

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