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Her own two feet : a Rwandan girl's brave fight to walk / Meredith Davis and Rebeka Uwitonze.

By: Davis, Meredith (Meredith Lynn), 1971- [author.]
Contributor(s): Uwitonze, Rebeka [author.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: pages cmISBN: 9781338356373 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Uwitonze, Rebeka | Clubfoot -- Treatment -- Juvenile literature | Children with disabilities -- Rwanda -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Her own two feetDDC classification: BIO UWI LOC classification: RD783 | .D38 2019Summary: Through her eyes, the moving story of a young Rwandan girl born with clubfeet and the risk she takes for the chance to walk on the bottoms of her feet for the first time. Rebeka Uwitonze was born in Rwanda with curled and twisted feet, which meant she had to crawl or be carried to get around. At nine years old, she gets an offer that could change her life. A doctor in the US might be able to turn her feet. But it means leaving her own family behind and going to America on her own"-- Provided by publisher.
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Through her eyes, the moving story of a young Rwandan girl born with clubfeet and the risk she takes for the chance to walk on the bottoms of her feet for the first time. Rebeka Uwitonze was born in Rwanda with curled and twisted feet, which meant she had to crawl or be carried to get around. At nine years old, she gets an offer that could change her life. A doctor in the US might be able to turn her feet. But it means leaving her own family behind and going to America on her own"-- Provided by publisher.

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