Teacher tells students that they need to leave because there is a war.
"Go! quickly, all of you. Into the bush. Do you hear me? Not home. Don't run home. They will be going into the villages. Stay away from the villages- run into the bush" (pg.4)
Uncle died so now Salva is now the group leader. They can not find food.
Give me your food. Or DIE
Salva was having a challenge learning English. Salva is also new to all of the advanced technology in America.
Salva is on the way to the USA. It is completely different then his normal life.
When Salva was just 11 years old, there was shots fried near by while he was at school. Salva and his classmates were told to run into the bush. To add on Salva was not with his family.
A couple months later while Salva was with Uncle, the Nuer approached the Dinka. They were in a very mean manor. The Nuer thought that Uncle was the leader so they shot him. Salva is struggling getting to get food for the group. The Nuer took away their best opponent so now they all have to fight as a team.
"Salva could barely believe his eyes when he boarded the plane in Nairobi" (pg.92). Salva is very surprised when he sees everyone in nice clothing. He is not used to the different kinds of food and wearing cloths.