In this startling memoir by a former child soldier, Ishmael Beah tells the harrowing story of fighting in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war, which lasted from 1991 until 2002. This teacher's guide contains questions and exercises to use during and after reading the novel, plus terms to review.
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