Flora and the Runaway Rooster book.

Flora and the Runaway Rooster

Young Flora dreams of going to school with her brother and sister so she can play soccer. But when one of her family's roosters Kubika runs loose, he leads Flora on an adventure in her native Rwanda. Along the way she learns the value of friendship, responsibility and Passing On the Gift.

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As winter approaches in a small Chinese village, young Zadou is excited as he first watches, then participates in the construction of an addition to his simple home. A delightful portrait of a community’s pulling together to build a better future, this story highlights Zadou working alongside his father and the other men in the village as together they build something strong to see them through many winters in rural China.

Recommended for third and fourth grade.



  • 8" x 10"
  • 32 pages
  • Written by Page McBrier
  • Illustrated by Lyuba Bogan

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