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Author Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Title Journey to Jo'burg [electronic resource] : A South African Story / Beverley Naidoo.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : HarperCollins, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (112 pages)
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Summary The bestselling classic set in South Africa during the apartheid era, in which two siblings must face the dangers of their divided country. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. Mma lives and works in Johannesburg, far from the village thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother, Tiro, call home. When their baby sister suddenly becomes very sick, Naledi and Tiro know that they need to bring their mother back in order to save their sister's life. Bravely, secretly, they set off on the long journey to the big city to find Mma. It isn't until they finally reach Jo'burg that they see up close what life is like for black citizens across South Africa-and begin to really question the unfair and dangerous laws of apartheid.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Note Publisher metadata.
Subject Blacks -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Determination (Personality trait) in children -- Juvenile fiction.
Household employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Sick children -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
South Africa -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Velasquez, Eric, illustrator.
ISBN 9780062995063 (epub)
Standard No. 9780062995063

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