Burn My Heart
Beverley Naidoo

Ages: 11-14

A powerful and personal story of friendship and betrayal, set against a violent episode in Britain's colonial past.

This is an intensely personal and vivid story of two boys: one black, one white. Once they were friends even though their circumstances are very different. But in a country riven by fear and prejudice, even the best of friends can betray one another . . .


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Beverley Naidoo

Beverley Naidoo was born in Johannesburg, South Africa during the Second World War. As a student she joined the resistance to Apartheid. Arrested and detained without trial, she was later...
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