Age: 10 – 18 years
This story looks at the poverty of a family in a small closely-knit village in Ghana. The events which follow will take them to far away Toronto, Canada to make a better life for themselves. The people in the treat each other like family members, so when the entire Banquo family disappears after going to fetch water along the river, it is not surprising how badly affected they were. The fortunes of this family change when they realise that the river holds supernatural and magical powers which could change their lives for good. Faith, courage and steadfast determination personify the character of Kwabena Banquo, whose perseverance brings good fortune to his family.