Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard

  • Publish Date: 2002-12-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Mawi Asgedom

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Here is an unforgettable true story of a young boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to an affluent Chicago suburb where his family survives on welfare. Following his father's advice to treat all people - even the most unsightly beetles - as though they were angels sent from heaven, Mawi Asgedom overcomes racial prejudice, language barriers, and financial disadvantage, eventually realizing his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University. Of Beetles and Angels is a compelling survival story sure to inspire readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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