Price of Stones: What is valued?

Chapter 1

School: On page 6, a man asks Frank to provide schooling for his children because it’s important they receive education

Education: On page 9, Tweisigye takes education seriously so he can get out of poverty

Chapter 2

Education: On page 13, education is needed to help escape the AIDS epidemic

Chapter 3

Children: On page 20, children are valued for labor

Family: On page 25, Tweisigye would have given up his trip to America to spend time with his brother in his last year and a half of life

Chapter 4

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Chapter 5

Mothers: On page 40, Twesi values his mother.  She provided him strength when he was hurt

Chapter 6

Family: On page 46, Twesi dad is outraged that he wants to marry someone without even knowing much about her family

Chapter 7

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Chapter 8

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Chapter 9

Independence: On page 71, As children grow older they value independence from their parents

Chapter 10

Prayer/Faith: On page 81, Prayer is a very large and important part of a family’s life.  They spend every Friday night fasting and praying.

Chapter 11

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Chapter 12

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Chapter13

Soccer: On page 104, Soccer is a very popular sport in the village that is played by many.

Chapter 14

Clean drinking Water: On page 108, Clean drinking water is something that a large part of the village does not have and they desperately need it to avoid sickness.

Chapter 15

Sons: On page 112, Sons are good investments for families and so they are generally valued more than daughters.

Chapter 16

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Chapter 17

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Chapter 18

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Chapter 19

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Chapter 20

Clean Water: On page 156,The pub owner was extremely grateful for the clean water because it stopped people from getting sick off his beer.

Chapter 21

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Chapter 22

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Chapter 23

Goats/Chickens: On page 176, These animals are important resources for families.  Scovia’s family had to sell one to pay for her stay in the hospital.

Chapter 24

Faith: On page 182, Faith was so important to some people that they risked punishment by the local militia in order to continuing practicing their Christian faith.

Chapter 25

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Chapter 26

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Chapter 27

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Chapter 28

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Chapter 29

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Chapter 30

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Chapter 31

Grandmas: On page 244, Grandmas were important members of the family.  They cared for their family plus their grandchildren that were orphaned due to the AIDS epidemic.

Chapter 32

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