Bound To Stay Bound

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 Good braider
 Author: Farish, Terry

 Publisher:  Skyscrape (2014)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 224 p.

 BTSB No: 322856 ISBN: 9780761462675
 Ages: 14-18 Grades: 9-12

 Refugees -- Fiction
 Immigrants -- Fiction
 Sudanese Americans -- Fiction
 Mother-daughter relationship -- Fiction
 Sudan -- History -- 1983-2005, Civil War -- Fiction
 Portland (Me.) -- Fiction

Price: $8.19

In spare free verse laced with unforgettable images, Viola's strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family's journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine. Here, in the sometimes too close embrace of the local Southern Sudanese Community, she dreams of South Sudan while she tries to navigate the strange world of America-a world where a girl can wear a short skirt, get a tattoo, or even date a boy.

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