The Birthday Party

2013 Second Place Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature: Tanzania
Publisher: 
Mkuki Na Nyota

Kiss will soon turn twelve. She has taken the train from Mbeya with her grandmother to celebrate her birthday with her mother, father and brother Kiddo. Kiss hasn't seen them in three years! She is very excited, and looks forward to a happy reunion. However, she doesn't understand why her father has refused to stay in the house with them and neither parent is forthcoming with her questions. Tension increases as the birthday grows closer. What will happen once everybody is gathered for the big day? Will she receive what she most desired for her birthday gift?

Mkama Mwijarubi has crafted memorable characters with real-life dilemmas in this touching and entertaining award-winning novel. Young readers and adults alike will enjoy this tale which teachers the redemptive power of forgiveness.

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Kiss will soon turn twelve. She has taken the train from Mbeya with her grandmother to celebrate her birthday with her mother, father and brother Kiddo. Kiss hasn't seen them in three years! She is very excited, and looks forward to a happy reunion. However, she doesn't understand why her father has refused to stay in the house with them and neither parent is forthcoming with her questions. Tension increases as the birthday grows closer. What will happen once everybody is gathered for the big day? Will she receive what she most desired for her birthday gift?

Mkama Mwijarubi has crafted memorable characters with real-life dilemmas in this touching and entertaining award-winning novel. Young readers and adults alike will enjoy this tale which teachers the redemptive power of forgiveness.

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