The Girls with the Magic Hands

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It’s a tragedy for a mere girl to experience such deep sorrow. But things were about to change for this girl. Oh yes. When things are meant to be, they will. The world always turns and the candle always burns. And Chidera was about to learn that one can get the very things one yearns.” From the Introduction of The Girl with the Magic Hands

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My favorite part is chapter four when Chidera became famous and people asked her to draw on their hands. I love that part because she did not keep her talent all to herself. She had her friends benefit from it, even though some were mean to her. She has a very good heart, and I want to be like her.
-Fredrica Ansah Gyau, a 12-year-old student in Ghana