A Strange Land

Alan Gibbons
AUD $14.99

Tense teen drama, with a strong message.

Poignant and powerful narrative about intolerance and freeing yourself from bad influences, by an award-winning author.

The Blokes rule Jack's school. They're bullies, racists and meaner than anyone around. And they've targeted Jack's new friend Hassan as their latest victim. Hassan escaped war in his homeland only to be faced with the wrath of the Blokes. Can Jack stand up for his friend or will he break under pressure? Tense teen drama, with a strong message.

Author bio:

A former primary school teacher, alan has written over 60 books and won many awards in the UK. He has always been shortlisted twice for the carnegie Medal and his books have been published all over the world in dozens of languages. As well as being a writer, Alan is a high profile library campaigner and also an education consultant and is a very popular speaker at schools, libraries, colleges and conferences - he visits over 150 schools a year!

Category: Junior fiction
ISBN: 9781781124321
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Barrington Stoke
Series: GR8READS lower reading age: Reading age 7/Interest age Teen
Pub Date: October 2015
Page Extent: 72
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 8 - 10
Subject: Children's fiction