Running the Rift
by Naomi Benaron, the selection for Naperville Reads 2013, tells the story of Jean Patrick Nkuba, a young Tutsi boy growing up in an increasingly volatile Rwanda.  As he learns to love running, strives for an Olympic dream, and falls in love, the impending genocide threatens everything.

Read this stark, sobering, but beautiful novel and then check out this reading map for background information, readalikes, and more!