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   Be Patient, Abdul

Be Patient, Abdul

Author: Sandoval, Dolores Set In . . .
 Africa, Sierra Leone, Freetown
Genre: Children's
Time Frame: 1990s
Published: 1996
Description: Abdul, a small boy living in Sierra Leona, West Africa, longs to go back to school, but his family hasn't enough money to pay the fee. Each day, Abdul goes to the marketplace to try to sell oranges. But selling oranges isn't easy, especially when Abdul has to bring his five-year-old sister, Maryama, with him. In the end, it's Maryama who helps Abdul sell quite a lot of oranges, allowing Abdul's parents to pay his school fees. Full color.
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