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Out of shadows
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Out of shadows

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781849390484

Publication Date: 4 Feb 2010

Subject: Older teen novels

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11)

AR: 4.6 MY+

Follows the lives of boys at a boarding school in 1980s Zimbabwe, focussing on the characteristic politics and racism of the period.

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Summary

Follows the lives of boys at a boarding school in 1980s Zimbabwe, focussing on the characteristic politics and racism of the period.

A young English boy, Robert Jacklin, finds himself enrolled in a Zimbabwean boarding school just after the war for independence. Robert Mugabe has come to power offering hope, land and freedom to black Africans.

The school is still predominately white with a few token black pupils but the racial tension is bubbling beneath the surface.

NOTE : Includes a publisher's warning "Not suitable for younger readers".
There is a lot of hard swearing throughout, and the intrinsic racism and use of derogatory terms may be offensive to some despite the context of the book.

NOTE : Winner of the Costa Children's Book of the Year Award 2010
NOTE : Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2011.
NOTE : Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2011
NOTE : Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book of the Year Award 2010

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Includes a publisher's warning "Not suitable for younger readers". There is a lot of hard swearing throughout, and the intrinsic racism and use of derogatory terms may be offensive to some despite the context of the book.

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Older teen novels
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4 Feb 2010
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9781849390484
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Paperback
Pages
288
Width
130mm
Height
198mm
Weight
238g
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