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The Other Side of Truth

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The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo
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Smuggled out of Nigeria after their mother's murder, Sade and her younger brother are abandoned in London when their uncle fails to meet them at the airport, and they become fearful of their new surroundings.

Author Biography

Beverley Naidoo grew up in South Africa under apartheid. She says: "As a white child I didn't question the terrible injustices until I was a student. I decided then that unless I joined the resistance, I was part of the problem." Beverley Naidoo was detained without trial when she was twenty-one and later went into exile in Britain, where she has since lived. Her first children's book, Journey to Jo'burg, was banned in South Africa until 1991, but it was an eye-opener for thousands of readers worldwide. Her characters in Chain of Fire, No Turning Back, and Out of Bounds face extraordinary challenges in a society she describes as "more dangerous than any fantasy." She has won many awards for her writing, including the Carnegie Medal, the Jane Addams Book Award, and the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults for The Other Side of Truth, about two refugee children smuggled to London who are also featured in Web of Lies.
Release date NZ
December 31st, 2002
Pages
252
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Harper Trophy (imprint of HarperCollins Children's Book Group, Div of HarperCollins US)
Dimensions
133x190x19
ISBN-13
9780064410021
Product ID
7616843

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