Ghost Boys by Shenaaz Nanji

Ghost Boys

byShenaaz Nanji

Paperback | September 1, 2017

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Fifteen-year-old Munna lives with his Ma and sisters in a small town in India. Determined to end his family''s misfortunes, he is lured into a dream job in the Middle East, only to be sold. He must work at the Sheikh''s camel farm in the desert and train young boys as jockeys in camel races. The boys, smuggled from poor countries, have lost their families and homes. Munna must starve these boys so that they remain light on the camels'' backs, and he must win the Gold Sword race for the Sheikh. In despair, he realizes that he is trapped and there is no escape . . .
Shenaaz Nanji is an internationally published children?s author, whose novel, Child of Dandelions, was a finalist for the Governor General?s prize in Children?s Literature. She holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College and has published ten books for young readers, including novels, short stories, non-fiction works, and picture book...
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Title:Ghost BoysFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:186 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:186 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1988449138

ISBN - 13:9781988449135

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