Thursday, March 31, 2005

Cameron, Ann. Colibri

Cameron, Ann. Colibri. Farrar Straus Grioux, 2003 [0-374-31519-1]
Colibri is a twelve-year-old kidnap victum in Guatemala. She is being held by a man who she now calls her Uncle. He uses her to help him in his begging schemes. Finally he decides to join up with another criminal for bigger plans. Colibir gets upset on one plan and turns notifies the authorities and then runs away. She runs back to someone who has helped her in the past desiring to find her family.. from which she was kidnapped at age 5. Can she find her mom? This 227 page book is the story of a child taken advantage of by people who claim to be helping her.


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