Author(s): Allayne Webster
Jorge lives in a shanty town on the outskirts of Paris. Sorin, a controller, has an army of child thieves at his command--and Jorge is one of them.But soon Jorge faces an even bigger threat. The French government is bulldozing his home. Where will Jorge sleep? What will happen to his friends, Rupa and Gino? Could a burgeoning friendship with Australian chef, Sticky-Ricky, help Jorge to stop Sorin and save the army of child-thieves? And will he do it before Rupa is sold into marriage?Jorge can't keep fighting to live--now he must live to fight.A harrowing, humbling story about one boy's desperation to escape a life of crippling poverty.