Out Of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope by Beverley NaidooOut Of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope by Beverley Naidoo

Out Of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope

byBeverley Naidoo

Paperback | June 17, 2008

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We are the young people, We will not be broken!

For almost fifty years, apartheid forced the young people of South Africa to live apart as Blacks, Whites, Indians, and "Coloreds." This unique and dramatic collection of stories—by native South African and Carnegie Medalist Beverley Naidoo—is about young people's choices in a beautiful country made ugly by injustice. Each story is set in a different decade during the turbulent years from 1948 to 2000, and portrays powerful fictional characters who are caught up in very real and often disturbing events.

Beverley Naidoo grew up in South Africa under apartheid. She says: "As a white child I didn't question the terrible injustices until I was a student. I decided then that unless I joined the resistance, I was part of the problem." Beverley Naidoo was detained without trial when she was twenty-one and later went into exile in Britain, wh...
Title:Out Of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and HopeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.42 inPublished:June 17, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060508019

ISBN - 13:9780060508012

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12