The boy at the back of the class / Onjali Q. Raúf ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Orion, 2018.
ISBN: 9781510105010 (pbk.) :
There used to be an empty chair at the back of my class, but now a new boy called Ahmet is sitting in it. He's nine years old (just like me), but he's very strange. He never talks and never smiles and doesn't like sweets - not even lemon sherbets, which are my favourite! But the truth is, Ahmet really isn't very strange at all. He's a refugee who's run away from a war. A real one. With bombs and fires and bullies that hurt people. And the more I find out about him, the more I want to be his friend. That's where my best friends Josie, Michael and Tom come in. Because you see, together we've come up with a plan.
297 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Great book for children, heart-worming friendly, book.
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