The Question and Answer section for What is the What is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Valentino is referring to the fact that no matter how miserable he sees his life in the United States, it will always be better than the life he left in Africa. In the United States, he moves about freely, travels, and visits friends. He has...
Valentino begins walking to Ethiopia for safe haven, and many other boys join him in order to escape being attacked. He is resilient, brave, and a survivor.
This does not seem to match your book title.