Genovieva Author:Samuel Grandjean Abruptly, the bus stops at the side of the road. The engine shuts off. Red with anger, the driver turns towards Genovieva: "You're Christians! I can tell by the children's singing. Then, get out! Everyone get off this bus! Off! I am not taking you another yard!" — All the children are silent, stunned with shock. — "But,,," intervenes Genoviva calm... more »ly, "we paid for this trip. Everything is in order. We have..."
"Out!" yells the driver
"Please," insists Genovieva, "I am responsible for these fifty children. Night is falling at it's beginning to snow. You can't leave us in the middle of the forest on a Christmas night. There might be wolves. I beg you, Sir, don't leave us here! Drive us at least to the next village!"
"Everyone off!" repeats the driver, unbending.
We are in Romania, during the reign of Ceusescu, the terrible dictator. Who is Genovieva? What is she doing the the bus with all these children? What other difficult moments will this girl and her Christian friends go through? Why will Genovieva even be forced to leave the country? This true and captivating story answers these questions and many more.« less