The other side of truth: The Other Side of Truth Series, Book 1

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IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 9
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Sade is slipping her English book into her schoolbag 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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9780064410021
9780060296292
9780062007896
9780060296285
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Level 5.3, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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series The Other Side of Truth
series_with_volume The Other Side of Truth|
subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Nigerians -- England -- London -- Juvenile fiction, Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The other side of truth
title_full The Other Side of Truth The Other Side of Truth Series, Book 1, The other side of truth / Beverley Naidoo
title_short The other side of truth
title_sub The Other Side of Truth Series, Book 1
topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Historical Fiction, Nigerians, Refugees, Young Adult Fiction