Playing Atari With Saddam Hussein
Inspired by a true story, Ali is an 11 year old boy living in Iraq. All he wants to do is play video games and watch American TV... but then Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait and America goes to war with Iraq . This is a story of a boy in war. Not only does it have touching and terrifying moments, but it has a surprise ending that will stick with you forever!
About Jennifer Roy (Albany, New York Author)
I am an award-winning best selling children's author. My books include Yellow Star, which won the Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Award and many others; Mindblind ,which was a New York Public Library Best Book and Jars of Hope which won a Magnolia Award . I also coauthor a series with my twin sister called the Trading Faces series.
I love to do author visits to schools, as I was am a former teacher!