My Life as a Girl, so Far

by Patti McIntosh & Caroline Pisano

published by Junior Global Citizen

2017

Children's, Picture Book |

CDN $: $22

My Life as a Girl, So Far tells the story a young rest-avek girl and her freedom from servitude through creativity, art and friendship. It is imagined as theatrical production in three acts — awakening, liberation and freedom – and uses artwork to depict scenes from the rest-avek girl’s life: her life in the home in which she serves and her life in the city where she passes almost invisibly except for a group of children (and one girl especially) who see her — and are planning and making something…

The little pictures featured in the story were created by five children from around the Fanal Otantik Sant D’A Jakmel (FOSAJ)  neighbourhood of Haiti.

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