by Dee Kramer
Jojo, 14, earns money selling cooked corn in Mathare Valley, Kenya, where he and his family live. One-half million of the world's poorest people live in Mathare Valley, but Jojo's Secret Pocket is the story of a young man and his family who have love, courage, and a dream. Dee Kramer is a children's writer who specializes in stories about children in developing countries. Her previous book, Bayani's Bridge, is set in the Philippines.