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The Door of No Return

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The #1 New York Times bestsellerShortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Writing'At once vivid and simple, lyrical and surgical, expressive and exacting' Lupita Nyong'oDreams are today’s answers for tomorrow’s questions. Eleven-year-old Kofi Offin has dreams of water, of its urgent whisper that beckons with promises and secrets.

He has heard the call on the banks of Upper Kwanta, West Africa, where he lives.

He loves these things above all else: his family, the fireside tales of his father’s father, a girl named Ama, and, of course, swimming.

But when the unthinkable – a sudden death – occurs during a festival between rival villages, Kofi ends up in a fight for his life.

What happens next will send him on a harrowing journey across land and sea, and away from everything he loves.

Yet Kofi’s dreams may be the key to his freedom…

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Andersen Press Ltd
1839133074 / 9781839133077
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
Fiction of Black and Asian Interest
418 pages : map (black and white)
20 cm
Quiz No: 244594, Points 4.00, Book Level 5.90,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2022.