Fire on the Mountain (paperback)
Product Descriptionby Jane Kurtz; Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
In Ethiopia, Alemayu and his sister live as servants in the house of a bad-tempered and boastful rich man. Challenged by his master, the boy wagers that he can survive a night alone in the bitter cold of the mountains. If Alemayu succeeds, he will be handsomely rewarded. But if he fails, he and his sister will be cast our of the rich man's house. When their master claims a false victory, will Alemayu and his sister be able to outfox the rich man at his won game?