by Nneka A. Gunn
In the book The Island of Abandoned Dreams, the author addresses the need of young children to continually pursue their dreams and goals. Their journey may be met with obstacles, hard work, and study, but if they persevere, they can accomplish their goals. Nneka achieves her message with full-color illustrations and a message that children can fully comprehend and enjoy. The Island of Abandoned Dreams is the legend of Elijah, the boy from Manakara who completed a journey conquered by no other human being. This orphaned boy was guided by his grandmother to the Island of Abandoned Dreams. She equipped and prepared him for the journey and the reader will share the adventure as Elijah makes the journey to retrieve his lost dream.
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