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Keely Hutton

Keely Hutton
Carlie Evans

Keely Hutton is a novelist, educational journalist, and former teacher. She is the recipient of the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop scholarship at Chautauqua. She has worked closely with Ricky Richard Anywar to tell his story in her first novel, Soldier Boy.


Soldier Boy

Keely Hutton
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

A searing, shocking book—part non-fiction, part novel—based on the true story of a child soldier in Uganda who survived war and enslavement and went on to create a haven for others who suffered a similar fate.

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