I will get us safely to Kenya, no matter how hard it is.
In chapter 3, page 15, Salva was left alone in the old woman's barn. He didn't know what to do. Salva was dependent in this part of the book. On page 15, the author stated," The tears were hot in Salva's eyes. Where had everyone gone? Why had they left without waking him?" She also stated, "What will I do now?" This proves that Salva was dependent. The picture shows Salva outside the old woman's barn. He's wandering what to do.
In chapter 11, page 65, Salva's Uncle died. The author stated,"He could not think of any other explanation for the way he felt. But there was no doubt: Beneath his terrible sadness, he felt stronger." This shows that Salva is losing his dependence, and is getting independent and braver. The picture shows Salva and the group of men resting after Uncle's death. Salva is thinking about how he feels.
In chapter 13, page 81, the author states,"Crowds of other boys followed him. Nobody talked about it, but by the end of the first day Salva had become the leader of a group of about fifteen hundred boys. Some were as young as five years old." Linda Sue Park also stated,"I will get us safely to Kenya, he thought. No matter how hard it is." This shows that Salva has finally become a leader. The picture shows Salva with the group of boys. Salva is making his decision on where to take the boys.