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The first rule for survival when you're a child soldier carrying an AK-47 is kill or be killed. But after you look at the blood of your first victim you realize two things: One, you hate yourself. And two: there is no turning back.
"Donna White has written a book about one of the world's biggest injustices, the issue of child soldiers. An issue that's often hard to understand and tell, she ... give(s) voice to the children who have and continue to be haunted by this experience and at the same time connecting young people in North America to the humanity of their peers on the other side of the world." - Michel Chikwanine, former child soldier and author of "Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are used in War"
"Bullets, Blood and Stones, imaginatively brings the Child Soldier issue to life—bridging the gap between here and there, between us and them in a compelling fashion that will appeal to young readers and adults alike." - Patrick Reed, Director/Producer “Fight Like Soldiers Die Like Children”
“Donna White has written a book about one of the most powerful and troubling subjects there is in the modern world: child soldiers. She has also added a supernatural element which makes the book even more accessible to teenagers of all socio-economic backgrounds. This is an important book. Read it. Now.” - David Henry Sterry, best-selling author of "Chicken"
“Donna White has written a book on child soldier as if she was in Uganda for all the years the war had been there. Her book is so inspiring and touching psychologically, spiritually, socially and physically. This is the book about what innocent children in Northern Uganda and Eastern went through.” - Oroma Christine, Head Counselor at Gulu Recovery Center for Former Child Soldiers