Amedeo Author:Daphne Barclay Amedeo left the Convent early one morning, not long before his thirteenth birthday. It was the only home he had ever known; the kind old priest, Don Bernardino, and the nuns in the Convent were his only family. But, the day before, he had learned for the first time that he had a mother-and that his mother was alive. From that moment, Amedeo knew... more » that the only important thing in the world was to find her.
For many years no word had come from the gentle young woman who had once left her baby son with the nuns. The only clue Amedeo had was the name of the town near Florence where she had once lived. But that was enough to start with and, in spite of Don Bernardino's attempts to dissuade him, the boy started off bravely on foot to claim the mother and the love that were rightfully his.« less