Journey To Jo?burg: A South African Story (Young Lions)

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9780006726937: Journey To Jo?burg: A South African Story (Young Lions)

Frightened that their baby sister will die, 13-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away from their grandmother to Johannesburg to find their mother. On their journey they encounter the realities of aparteid - the pass laws, Bantusans, racism and the breakdown of family life.

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“ This story is compelling”
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“This inspirational tale…”
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“Growing awareness of the sufferings of South Africa’s black children brings renewed point to Beverley Naidoo’s Journey to Joburg, a story for young readers, the more searing for its gentleness, that makes them ask questions we must learn to answer.”
Guardian

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This new edition of Beverley Naidoo's classic story includes a special "Why You'll Love This Book" introduction by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate.

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Beverley Naidoo
Published by Collins (1996)
ISBN 10: 0006726933 ISBN 13: 9780006726937
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Book Description Collins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6726933

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