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Boy 87

By: Fountain, Ele

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1782691979 / 9781782691976
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20 cm 207 pages
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 235050, Points 6.00, Book Level 4.80,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
"A Sarah Odedina book"--Back cover.

'Boy87 is an original and beautifully written page-turner of a novelabout love, survival and the strength that can be found in a hopeful humanspirit' -- Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal Winner'Shif is anunforgettable character, and his story should be read by everyone who caresabout one of the unfolding tragedies of our time' -- Award-winning authorElizabeth LairdShif is just an ordinary boy wholikes chess, maths and racing his best friend home from school.

But one day,soldiers with guns come to his door - and he knows that he is no longersafe. Shif is forced to leave his mother and little sister,and embark on a dangerous journey; a journey through imprisonment and escape,new lands and strange voices, and a perilous crossing by land and sea.

He willencounter cruelty and kindness; he will become separated from the people heloves. Boy 87 is a gripping, upliftingtale of one boy's struggle for survival; it echoes the story of young peopleall over the world today.


5AL Interest age: from c 10 years, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), YXZ Social issues (Children's / Teenage)

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