10Meshack Asare, Sosu’s Call (1999)
African Literature – If you are a lover of literature you will enjoy reading these African books. You will not only enjoy them but also find them enlightening. Books written by Africans about African issues and for the most part set in Africa.
Published in 1999, Sosu’s Call is one of the best African books. The 1999 UNESCO prize and IBBY’s Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities award are two awards that add to the credibility of the previous statement.
Meshack Asare uses Sosu, a disabled boy, to save the villagers from a flood. The themes of heroism and determination can be heard loudly through the actions of Soso, a boy who cannot walk.