Journey to Jo burg Book

Journey to Jo burg


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Longman
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Apartheid
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1405865865
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 14,8 Mb

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Journey to Jo burg Summary:

Separated from their mother by the harsh social and economic conditions prevalent among blacks in South Africa, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg.

Journey to Jo burg Book
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Journey to Jo burg


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062995063
  • Total Read : 63
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Journey to Jo burg Summary:

“Has no equal. Evocative and haunting.” (School Library Journal starred review) The bestselling classic set in South Africa during the apartheid era, in which two siblings must face the dangers of their divided country. Mma lives and works in Johannesburg, far from the village thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother, Tiro, call home. When their baby sister suddenly becomes very sick, Naledi and Tiro know that they need to bring their mother back in order to save their sister’s life. Bravely, secretly, they set off on the long journey to the big city to find Mma. It isn’t until they finally reach Jo’burg that they see up close what life is like for black citizens across South Africa—and begin to really question the unfair and dangerous laws of apartheid. A classic look at prejudice and racism in apartheid South Africa, this short and compelling novel is perfect for independent reading projects and classroom sharing.

Journey to Jo Burg Book

Journey to Jo Burg


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Novel Units, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2003-01-31
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 158130837X
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 20,7 Mb

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Chain of Fire Book

Chain of Fire


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2004-09-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141928265
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 7,7 Mb

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Chain of Fire Summary:

Set in South Africa at the height of the apartheid regime, when the government started a policy of ethnic cleansing, forcibly removing people from their homes and moving them to so-called 'homelands'. Schoolchildren Naledi and Tiro are caught up in the protests and resistance as they and their grandmother are threatened with removal from their village. Protestors are arrested and beaten, but still people fight on. Freedom lies at the end of a long road.

The Other Side of Truth Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Other Side of Truth


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-04-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062007896
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 6,9 Mb

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The Other Side of Truth Summary:

Will the truth harm them -- or save them? When Nigeria's corrupt military government kills their mother, twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi think their lives are over. Out of fear for their safety, their father, an outspoken journalist, decides to smuggle the children out of Nigeria and into London, where their uncle lives. But when they get to the cold and massive city, they find themselves lost and alone, with no one to trust and no idea when -- or if -- they will ever see their father again. The Other Side of Truth is a gripping adventure story about courage, family, and the power of truth.

Out of Bounds Book

Out of Bounds


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2001-06-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141928258
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 17,5 Mb

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Out of Bounds Summary:

A collection of short stories - four previously published and three new - linked by the theme of young people experiencing personal dilemmas. All are set in South Africa, first under apartheid and then after the first democratic elections. They cover the period from 1950 to 2000 and reflect the lives of a range of young people, black and white, living in what was for many years seen as the world's most openly racist society.

No Turning Back Book

No Turning Back


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2001-09-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141928241
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 17,9 Mb

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No Turning Back Summary:

Set in South Africa in the 1990s, a time when an increasing number of young black South Africans are dealing with the violence, the legacy of disrupted schooling and the continued struggle for survival. The story focuses on one boy's struggle for survival as he leaves the violence of his home and joins a gang of children living on the streets.

The Great Tug of War Book

The Great Tug of War


  • Author : Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
  • Release Date : 2006-06-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1845070550
  • Total Read : 77
  • File Size : 8,6 Mb

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The Great Tug of War Summary:

Mmutla the hare is cunning. When you have Ntsu the eagle soaring high in the sky looking for her supper, and Tswhene the baboon vowing to throw you off a cliff, you need all the tricks you can think of. When Mmutla the hare tricks Tlou the elephant and Kubu the hippo into having an epic tug of war, the whole savanna is soon laughing at their foolishness. However small animals should not make fun of big animals and King Lion, together with Tswhene the baboon and wise old Khudu the tortoise set out to teach Mmutla a lesson - but the clever hare is always one step ahead.