Fourteen-year-old Alem Kelo adjusts to life as a foster child seeking asylum in London, while his Eritrean mother and Ethiopian father work for peace between their homelands in Africa.
- ISBN: 9780747550860
- Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
- Published: 2001 , Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Themes: abandoned children, asylum, civil war, Eritrean-Ethiopian War, Foster home care, London, refugee, struggling
- Descriptors: England (UK), Ethiopia, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 224