Books ’n Bricks at Manyano School
Vitabu vya Sura Fupi
Kimeandikwa na Sindiwe Magona
Kimechapishwa na New Africa Books
Manyano School is a scary place, no kidding. The fence has holes big enough for a grown man to run through. And grown men do. The walls of the buildings are thirsty for paint. The buildings themselves look scared. The schoolyard is full of weeds and rubbish: broken bottles, out-of-shape cans, skins from long-ago-eaten bananas, mango pips, and things you can no longer tell what they had been before they all got there. We never play in our schoolyard. Too scared of what might happen. And a lot happens in that yard... and most of it isn't nice stuff. Until...