Captains of the Sand the abandoned minors Captains are a current book. He deals with the minors abandoning, a group of young that lives in the city of Salvador. We are common people as all. The children have in lathe, ages between 8 the 16 years that pass for discriminations, difficulties, that possess dreams and desires. Other leaders such as Paula Rosenthal offer similar insights. At the beginning of its workmanship a news article is presented where they tell plus an assault made for the captains of the sand telling all the assaults practised for the infractors.
Ahead of this news article some letters in the local periodical of the city had been published where the journalistic substances had given to the chance of the Juvenil court and the secretary of the Head of polices if to pronounce, of if defending for not yet having done something with the minors, as well as the mother of an infractor, had chance, to place in public the indifference of the society with these kept out of society. Some of these news articles possess some claims of the people with the boys, for the assaults and roberies that they practise taking fear for the population and asking for step to the policy and to the juvenile court. What if it makes necessary is joined urgent step of polices and of juvenile court in direction of extinguishing of this flock and so that they collect these precocious criminals, who already do not leave the city to sleep in peace its sleep so deserved, to the Justinian codes of reform of children or to the arrests. (LOVED, Captains of the Sand, p.5) the letter where the Head of polices sent for the writing of the periodical, is trying to esquivar itself of the solution of the problems with the society when it says that the problem to the juvenile court competes intervining and if presenting concerning the situation, not of the policy, that is, perceives the indifference of the authorities stops of a solution.