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Rai, Bali

Works: 79 works in 319 publications in 9 languages and 4,309 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Soccer stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Historical fiction  Sports stories  Urban fiction  Ghost stories  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6118.A5, 823.92
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Publications about Bali Rai
Publications by Bali Rai
Most widely held works about Bali Rai
Most widely held works by Bali Rai
Dream on by Bali Rai( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Much to the disapproval of his parents, Baljit is mad on football and dreams of playing for Liverpool. So when he is invited to trials at Leicester City, he has to lie about his whereabouts
(Un)arranged marriage by Bali Rai( Book )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Set partly in the UK and partly in the Punjab region of India, (Un)arranged Marriage is a perceptive and up-to-date look at a young man's fight to free himself from family expectations and an arranged marriage he doesn't want
City of ghosts by Bali Rai( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
It's 1919 and Amritsar is a city on the brink of rebellion. Riots, violence and tension spill onto the streets ... Bissen Singh fought bravely for the British Empire during World War One. Now he waits patiently for news from England. Gurdial, a young orphan, is desperate to marry Sohni, the daughter of a rich and evil man. And Jeevan, Gurdial's oldest friend, is swept up in the revolution and changing beyond all recognition
Diepvriesengelen by Bali Rai( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Acht maanden nadat een vriendin is verdwenen van een festival, besluit een tiener om zelf naar haar op zoek te gaan
Stars! by Bali Rai( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Rushton Reds are going to be famous! A TV documentary is being made about the team and Chris, Dal, Abs and Jason can't wait to show off their skills in front of the cameras."--p.[4] of cover
Missing! by Bali Rai( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Dal, Chris, Abs and Jason have made the squad for the local youth club under-11s football team. And after their first match (not as successful as they'd have liked), they are determined to prove that they've got what it takes to be winners. The Rushton Reds have lost their first two matches. Missed chances, missed goals - even missed penalties! Their coaches say they need to play more as a team - and they have an idea for a great team-building day. But will it help the Reds hit the back of the net?
Starting eleven by Bali Rai( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"The local youth club are putting an under-elevens squad together - and Dal, Chris, Abs and Jason are determined to be picked. They know they're the best players in their school - but what if that isn't good enough and they don't make the team? Dal knows he'd be gutted if his mates made it and he didn't ... Then once the team is picked, they have to do the business on the pitch - go out and win! And their coach has a couple of surprise new players to help the team ..."--Publisher description
Rani and Sukh by Bali Rai( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Rani and Sukh fall in love, unaware of the terrible legacy of the past in the Punjab of the 1950s and the conflict between their two families. Rani is a Sandhu and Sukh is a Bains and sometimes names can lead to terrible trouble. Can tragedy be averted or will the two young people be able to escape the cycle of violence and draw the families together for the future?
Web of darkness by Bali Rai( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
When the incredibly attractive Benedict befriends Lily online, she is thrilled. He is so much more mature than boys her age and he seems to know exactly how she's feeling. She finds herself opening up to him, telling him things she wouldn't tell anybody else. And she needs someone to confide in more than ever before as a spate of apparent suicides rocks her school and her group of friends. But is Benedict the kind, charming person that he seemed to be initially? Lily soon realises that now, with half our lives spent online, you can be found even if you try to hide
Glory! by Bali Rai( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Abs is a striker - but can he put the ball in the back of the net when Rushton Reds meet Langton Blues in a Cup quarter-final match? He and his team-mates - Dal, Jason and Chris - all want to win the trophy. But Langton are in their way ... [back cover]
Killing honour by Bali Rai( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
'Honour, ' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble. When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes, she's quiet and distant. But Sat's too busy with his own life; his girlfriend, his friends, football ... Then Jas disappears. According to her new husband, she's run off with another man. Her family disown her; don't seem to care if she's ever found. But Sat doesn't believe it. Something has happened to his sister and he's determined to figure out what. But his investigations take him into dark and dangerous territory ... This is a powerful, hard-hitting teen thriller on the controversial topic of honour killing, by multi-award-winning author Bali Rai
What's your problem? by Bali Rai( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Jaspal er et bymennneske, og livet i en landsby er ikke noget for ham. Desuden er han den eneste asiatiske teenager. Da chikanen begynder, siger hans far, at alt vil blive ok igen, men racismen bliver bare værre og værre. Det bliver snart klart, at tingene aldrig bliver bedre. Jaspal's liv bliver aldrig det samme igen
Trouble : two tales from Devana High by Bali Rai( Book )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Jit can't be bothered with school. His mum's new boyfriend is doing his head in, and the last thing on his mind is dealing with lessons and homework. He needs the gang's help, and fast ... Suky and Imi have been going out for ages. But there's trouble in paradise namely, Suky's strict parents. A whole load of drama is about to kick off
The gun by Bali Rai( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"When Jonas finds a gun left from a shooting he takes it home. He can't wait to show his mates Kamal and Binny, who reckon they can use the gun to bolster their own street cred. But when Kamal starts to use the gun in robberies, Jonas realises it's only a matter of time before someone gets hurt"--Publisher's website. First person recount. Suggested level: secondary
The night run by Bali Rai( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Amritsar, India, 1919. A city on the verge of meltdown, as tensions between the local people and the British colonial rulers explode. 12-year-old Arjan Singh learns that his father has been falsely charged with serious crimes and faces hanging. But there has been a terrible massacre in the city, as British troops fired on unarmed Indians, and the city is under curfew. Anger and fear have left the population seething and danger lurks around every corner. Arjan sets out on a perilous mission to save his father, in the face of armed troops, martial curfew, and vicious local bandits. Can he escape and get to his father before it's too late?
The last taboo by Bali Rai( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Shivers by Bali Rai( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"When Sam meets flame-haired Cassie in a snow storm, his life changes forever. Cassie is beautiful and brave and Sam can't believe his luck. But Cassie has secrets of her own, and soon Sam is caught up in a storm of a different kind..."--Back cover
The crew by Bali Rai( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Meet Ellie, Jas, Della, Will and Billy. They're tough. They're street-smart. They're the Crew, and they live in what they call the Ghetto - the estates round the city centre where everyone is skint and it's important to stick together. No-one has a go once you're part of a gang. Except, sometimes, the older gangs who can be really dangerous
The whisper by Bali Rai( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Things have calmed down for the Crew (Billy, Ellie, Della, Jas and Will) and life in the Ghetto is ticking on as usual. But things are about to kick-off all over again. The police have launched Operation Cleanup and dealers are regularly being pulled off the street. Someone must be grassing them up, and soon Nanny and the Crew are getting blamed. Ellie is picked on at school, Billy is mugged, and his house is targeted. The Crew need to find out who’s pointing the finger before things get really serious
Two-timer by Bali Rai( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Three's a crowd? "One evening I'd be with Neeta, telling her she was my only girl and that. And the next I'd be round at Kelly's, kissing her up. It was like I'd died and gone to an R'n'B video like them ones on MTV. Playa heaven, you get me." How long will Harj's luck hold out? How long can he play this game?
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Alternative Names
Bali Rai britischer Jugendbuchautor
Bali Rai Brits schrijver
Bali Rai English book writer
Bali Rai English children's writer
ライ, バリ
English (135)
Swedish (19)
German (15)
Danish (4)
French (3)
Dutch (2)
Galician (1)
Welsh (1)
Slovenian (1)
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