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The Other Side of Truth
by Beverley Naidoo (more about Beverley Naidoo) 715/381
Real Life Drama for ages 10 to 14 published by Puffin
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
* £3.99, Usually dispatched within 2-3 days
Our Reviewer's humble opinion
0/10 Sorry, I haven't had time to read this yet.
What's it about?
Political refugees smuggled into Britain, deserted by those who should be caring for them, life looks very bleak for Sade and her bother Femi.
Anything else?
Shortlisted for the Smarties Prize 2000.
Other books by Beverley Naidoo include Out of Bounds.
The publisher reckons...
Twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi have to flee Nigeria when their mother is killed and their father won't stop criticizing the military rulers. The woman paid to bring them to London as her children abandons them and they are alone in a new, often hostile, environment.
And what do you think?
John McLay, Amazon.co.uk
Set during the Autumn of 1995 in the aftermath of Ken Saro-Wiwa's execution in Nigeria for alleged political crimes, Beverley Naidoo's frighteningly topical novel is a reminder about just how good children's teenage fiction can sometimes be. Tackling mult
Sarah Dabrowski, Winton Secondary School
Two words that describe the book: Breathtaking (and) Powerful 10/10
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