Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves

Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves

The problem by most lights is overwhelming: at least 5,000 children live onthe streets of Uganda?s capital city of Kampala. Some forget the names oftheir villages. The youngest may not know the names of their parents. ButGladys Kalibbala?part journalist, part detective, part GoodSamaritan?does not hesitate to dive into difficult or even dangeroussituations to aid a ch The problem by most lights is overwhelming: at least 5,000 children live onthe streets of Uganda?s capital...

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Title:Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves
Author:Jessica Yu
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0544617061
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves Reviews

  • BMR, MSW, LSW
    Dec 23, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

  • Lewestover
    Dec 29, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

  • Pam
    Jan 29, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Linda
    Dec 13, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Oct 25, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Dunja *a chain reader*
    Nov 25, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Lynn
    Feb 02, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Hayley DeRoche
    Feb 12, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

  • Alison
    Nov 21, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

  • Jeanne
    Oct 10, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

  • Afra
    Feb 01, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Lisa Davis
    Nov 08, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Reem Mohsen
    Nov 01, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

  • Rachel Dyer
    Jan 20, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Maribeth Balda-westlund
    Feb 14, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

  • Danielle Wing
    Dec 31, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Sudha
    Feb 15, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Amy Morgan
    Jun 20, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

  • TJ Burns
    Nov 03, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

  • Kim Honhart
    Dec 13, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Ruth Woodman York
    Oct 24, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

  • Gail Honychurch
    Feb 13, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • M.
    Sep 17, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

  • Jenny Xü
    Dec 06, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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  • Ankit Sharma
    Jan 03, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

  • Kathleen L Watts
    Jan 20, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • MARGARITA GRAY
    Oct 25, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Janine McNamara
    Dec 23, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Kassandra Archer
    Feb 11, 2018

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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  • Caroline Zanot
    Dec 27, 2017

    I received this book in a giveaway on Goodreads. It was interesting, heartbreaking, humbling and enjoyable, all rolled into one book. The stories of what one woman, of little means, has done to aid those she doesn't even know, are amazing. The dangers those in other countries face, in ...

    I am giving this book 4 stars mainly because of the story itself. I am not sure if this was translated but the writing for me was not superb so perhaps if it was translated it just did not come over as well as it should have. Having said that, the story of Gladys was many things. It wa...

    Gladys Kalibbala a woman who does not have a lot of formal education, but has a big heart, and has a drive to keep going, like no other. The author, after having spent time with Gladys, relays these stories about the children that Gladys has help and we get to see the love Gladys has...

    A very hard to read story of the children of Uganda. ...

    I thought this book was interesting, although the garden-as-central-unifying-line connecting the various braids of different children's story was less-than-effective to me, perhaps in part because we never quite see it come to completion. We get a glimmer, though, so I suppose that's s...

    This is the story of a woman who dedicates her life to the lost and abandoned children in her area of Uganda. Amazing, heartbreaking, and sobering to see how marginally some people exist (because they can't afford to really "live"). Children are lost or abandoned for many reasons, all ...

    Gladys Kalibbala is an amazing woman, using the opportunity to begin writing for a newspaper to begin rescuing lost and abandoned children by seeking out their families or others who will again be able to give these children loving homes. Jessica Yu's account of her years shadowing Gla...

    Inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. A journalist Gladys Kalibbala, works tirelessly to make life better for children on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. Her determination and persistence saves so many children as she advocates for their care and searches to reunite families. S...

    Can one woman make a difference in the world? Yes. Gladys Kalibbala is saving the lost and abandoned children of Uganda one child at a time and making a huge difference in the lives of entire villages. Her selfless struggle for those with no voice or family of their own is an inspiring...

    Interesting story of the work of Gladys Kalibbala, advocate for lost and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda -- a testament that one individual CAN make a difference, if they so choose. ...

    The story of a courageous, inspiring woman in Uganda who helped many lost and abandoned children. ...

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    Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author By Jessica Yu A true Inspirational Story For Humanity.When I Start Reading the Book I Feel lots of interest to read this wonderful book. The Helping hand Real Life encounter of Gladys Kalibbala the women who changed lives of several childrens i...

    I received a copy of this book from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ...

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