The Other Side of Truth
Beverley Naidoo

Ages: 11-14

This is the story of 12 year-old Sade and her brother Femi who flee to Britain from Nigeria.

Their father is a political journalist who refuses to stop criticising the military rulers in Nigeria. Their mother is killed and they are sent to London, with their father promising to follow. Abandoned at Victoria Station by the woman paid to bring them to England as her children, Sade and Femi find themselves alone in a new, often hostile, environment.

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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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