A. Beah becomes an orphan and is made into a child soldier.
B. Beah has a flashback of his grandmother’s village before the attack.
C. Beah reflects on a comparison between the civil war and independence.
D. Beah and his friends head back to Mogbwemo to find their families.
A. to reveal the reasons war entered Beah’s life
B. to reveal what Beah’s life was like before the war
C. to make his family seem like the enemy
D. to idealize his grandmother’s village
A. Kabati and Mattru Jong
B. Mogbwemo and Mattru Jong
C. Mogbwemo and Kabati
D. Kabati and Bauya
A. It was published when child soldiers were still a world problem.
B. It was written and published during the 19th century.
C. It was published before the Sierra Leone Civil War officially ended.
D. It was written when Beah was still thirteen years old.
at the age of 11
during the Sierra Leone independence
A. to discuss whether the RUF or the government militias did the most damage
B. to shame Sierra Leone into apologizing for the war
C. to tell the story of the half a million refugees who fled Sierra Leone
D. to tell the story of how a child was made into a soldier
A. when he is first given a gun and made a child soldier
B. when the refugees arrive at Mogbwemo
C. during his twelfth birthday party at his grandmother’s village
D. after Mogbwemo is attacked by rebels
A. to emphasize the regret he feels
B. to explain why the rebels attacked
C. to show how confused he was
D. to reveal why he left Mogbwemo
It is the best disguise during the war.
Their hobby is rap music and dance.
Beah wanted to upset his father.
They planned to perform at a talent show.
Refugees fled to Mogbwemo.
The Sierra Leone Civil War began.
Sierra Leone declared independence.
RUF rebels attacked Mattru Jong.
skipping class in order to attend a concert
listening to rap music
studying the news for signs of war
having a push-up competition