A powerful, uplifting story, Books and Bricks emphasizes the importance of both community and education. Having herself grown up in South Africa under the brutal racial inequalities of apartheid, author Sindiwe Magona shares the inspiring true story of one school’s transformation in Books and Bricks: How a School Rebuilt the Community.

The voices of the street call out to the students of Manyano School, carrying tempting offers: drop out and join the revelry! Such opportunities are rampant in Brown Veld Township until one day a new voice comes along, offering something altogether different. Read more