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Author: Beverley Naidoo
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Two boys--one white, one black--share an uneasy friendship in Kenya in the 1950s, a country shaken by a rebellion of Africans against white landowners, but suspicions and accusations are escalating, and an act of betrayal could change everything.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Naidoo
ISBN: 9780061432972 0061432970 9780061432989 0061432989
OCLC Number: 297176772
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Beverley Naidoo.

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Two boys--one white, one black--share an uneasy friendship in Kenya in the 1950s, a country shaken by a rebellion of Africans against white landowners, but suspicions and accusations are escalating, and an act of betrayal could change everything.

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Naidoo has written another excellent book

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-03-16) Excellent Permalink

Naidoo has written another excellent book about a horrific topic, but at a level understandable to middle level readers.  Matthew (white) and Mugo (black) are friends in Kenya in the 1950's.  When there is a rebellion by the local Mau Mau the country is torn apart.  Naidoo handles the...
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