The Shadowed Road
Written by W.L. Liberman
Illustrated by Janine Carrington
Selome Fekadu is a 14-year-old girl who lives in a rural Ethiopia. Her dream is to become a teacher, but her father wants her to become the obedient wife of a cow herder. Compelled to claim her right to education, Selome disguises herself as a boy and runs away from her village.