Journey Outside Author:Mary Q Steele Round and round went the Raft People, riding a river flowing beneath the mountains, through caves and tunnels, in constant darkness. Where were they going? No one really ever thought about it. And if a boy such as Dilar was foolish enough to ask, an older person would tell him they were headed for a better place. — Was there really a better place... more »? Dilar tries to find out for himself. He leaves his people and finds a way but of the mountain. What he discovers dizzies him with its strangeness: a place full of new sounds, colors, tastes, and brilliant light. And soon he learns there are many different types of people and many different types of ignorance and wisdom.
Journey Outside is the story of a young boy's constant search, not for fortune, but for answers about the world.« less