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My Precious Name is the story of a Ugandan boy who has a very special name: Abwooli. This special name, called an empako in Uganda, is something that the boy cherishes. However, Abwooli must learn how to deal with a relative who cannot remember his empako.

Highlighting the cross-cultural importance of family, My Precious Name will make a wonderful addition to your library collection.

Through the purchase of this book you are providing funding to build the very first secondary school in Nakikungube, Uganda!


  • Hardcover:32 pages
  • Language:English
  • Ages:7 – 12; Average level: 3rd grade
  • Dimensions:8.5 × 8.5 in
  • Weight:12 oz