The other side of truth

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Publisher:
HarperCollins,
Pub. Date:
[2000]
Language:
English
Description

Sade is slipping her English book into herschoolbag when her Mama screams. Two sharp cracks splinter the air."Mama mi?" She whispers

Twelve-year-old Sade's journalist father is a vocal critic of the corrupt government in Nigeria. When Sade's mother is murdered, her family sees in bloody detail the violent risks that come with exposing the truth.

Her father arranges for Sade and her younger brother to be smuggled to their uncle in London for safety. On the streets of London, the plans fall apart and they are abandoned, passed from foster home to foster home. They try to contact their uncle but he is missing. Then they learn that their father has escaped to London to find them -- but he will be sent back to Nigeria, unless Sade can find a way to tell the world what happened to her family.

Chosen by young readers as the recipient of England's prestigious Smarties Silver Medal, Beverly Naidoo's The Other Side Of Truth explores the issues of family, exile, and freedom with the same eloquence and stunning realism of her award-winning Journey To Jo'Burg.

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ISBN:
9780064410021
9780060296292
9780060296285
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.3, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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