Refugee Boy-9781408894996

Refugee Boy - by Benjamin Zephaniah

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Refugee Boy - by Benjamin Zephaniah

Acclaimed performance poet and novelist Benjamin Zephaniah's honest, wry and poignant story of a young refugee left in London is of even more power and pertinence today than when it was first published. Life is not safe for Alem. His father is Ethopian, his mother Eritrean.  

Their countries are at war, and Alem is welcome in neither place. So Alem is excited to spend a holiday in London with his father - until he wakes up to find him gone. What seems like a betrayal is in fact an act of love, but now Alem is alone in a strange country, and he must forge his own path ...

Brilliantly written and with a real ear for dialogue, fans of Angie Thomas and Malorie Blackman will love Benjamin Zephaniah's novels for young adult readers:
Refugee Boy
Gangsta Rap
Teacher's Dead

Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Binding: Paperback
Imprint: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Series: N/A
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: 07/09/2017
Pagination: 304 pages
Classification: Reading age: from c 12 years
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

BAME Authors BAME Books Fiction Paperback Teen & Young Adult