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DIAMONDS IN THE SHADOWS
Genre: Inspirational, Young Adult
This touching, suspenseful and humorous book looks at a family of African refugees and their host family. Cooney allows the reader to feel the emotion of every character in every scene. The realistic relationship between siblings Jared and Mopsy Finch is often hilarious, and the Amabo and Finch families will be welcome visitors to your home. Their story will stay with you after they leave.
When a church-sponsored apartment falls through for an African refugee family, the Finches open their home as a temporary shelter. Although the Amabo family is not what the church was expecting, they're welcomed by
Reviewed By: Cheryl Hanson
Published: March 2009