NO TURNING BACK by Carnegie-medal winning author Beverley Naidoo is the powerful and moving story of Sipho and his struggle to survive on the city streets of Johannesburg in the 1990s. South African society is on the brink of a huge change as apartheid comes to an end, but will it make any difference to the tough life of Sipho and the other street kids?
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||4th August 2016|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Classics, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage),|
South African author Beverley Naidoo was exiled from her home country when she was a student in 1965, for campaigning against apartheid. Her first children's novel, Journey to Jo'burg, was banned in South Africa when it was published in 1985 and only available there after the release of Nelson Mandela from jail in 1991. It was however published in many other countries around the world and widely praised for its eloquent, moving and accessible story. Her later novel, The Other Side of Truth, won the Carnegie Medal in 2000 and she has written many other acclaimed books for children. Beverley lives in the UK.More About Beverley Naidoo