The Other Side of Truth ePub download
by Beverley Naidoo
- ISBN: 0060296283
- ISBN13: 978-0060296285
- ePub: 1775 kb | FB2: 1695 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Literature & Fiction
- Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st U.S. ed edition (September 2001)
- Pages: 272
- Rating: 4.7/5
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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 grew up in South Africa under apartheid. Her first children's book, Journey to Jo'burg, was banned in South Africa until 1991, but it was an eye-opener for thousands of readers worldwide.
The Other Side of Truth is a children's novel about Nigerian political refugees, written by Beverley Naidoo and published by Puffin in 2000. It is set in the autumn of 1995 during the reign in Nigeria of the despot General Abacha, who is waging. It is set in the autumn of 1995 during the reign in Nigeria of the despot General Abacha, who is waging a campaign of suppression against journalists. A Nigerian girl and her younger brother must leave suddenly after their mother is killed in a failed assassination of their outspoken father
I just finished reading The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo and it was a very interesting novel. The author keeps you in the book the whole time.
I just finished reading The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo and it was a very interesting novel. What this book is about is Sade and her younger brother have to flee Nigeria because of the civil war. They flee by themselves because their mother was killed and their father works for the government. Eventually they flee and get to London but then are abandoned by this person who helped them get their. What I liked about this book is about I just finished reading The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo and it was a very interesting novel
Beverley Naidoo was born in May 1943 in Johannesburg, South Africa, into a. .
Beverley Naidoo was born in May 1943 in Johannesburg, South Africa, into a white, middle-class family. She has received several awards for her books, such as the Carnegie Medal and a Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (Silver Award) for The Other Side of Truth, in 2000. Beverley Naidoo chose to write The Other Side of Truth in memory of Damilola Taylor and to other young people and their families who seek new lives in new countries. Abacha was a Muslim of Kanuri (an African ethnic group) extraction.
Beverley Naidoo has written the novel in a very vivid style, and it is very easy to picture what is going on at each point in the book in you head. The opening is very strong and will immediately get the reader hooked, as it did for myself
Beverley Naidoo has written the novel in a very vivid style, and it is very easy to picture what is going on at each point in the book in you head. The opening is very strong and will immediately get the reader hooked, as it did for myself. Usually it is the opening of the book that decides whether you are going to read on or not, and in this book a major event happens in the first chapter, which makes you want to find out what happens next
Beverley Naidoo’s most popular book is Aesop's Fables. The Other Side of Truth by.
Beverley Naidoo’s most popular book is Aesop's Fables. Beverley Naidoo.
A large slice was already missing. Sade called to Femi who was huddled in front of the television next door. Femi won’t talk to me too, you know. Femi won’t talk to me too, you know decided you both deserve a treat after your first day at school, Aunt Gracie said brightly. Sade didn’t feel like talking either but it was difficult not to respond. Aunt Gracie was trying so hard to make them feel at home. They sat together for a short while in the warm kitchen
Chapter 15: trouble with the truth. Making sense of the chapter title.
Chapter 15: trouble with the truth. Use clues from the text to help understand the story.
Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2000. Smuggled out of Nigeria after their mother's murder, Sade and her younger brother are abandoned in London when their uncle fails to meet them at the airport and they are fearful of their new surroundings and of what may have happened to their journalist father back in Nigeria.
Sade is slipping her English book into herschoolbag when her Mama screams. Two sharp cracks splinter the air."Mama mi?" She whispers
Twelve-year-old Sade's journalist father is a vocal critic of the corrupt government in Nigeria. When Sade's mother is murdered, her family sees in bloody detail the violent risks that come with exposing the truth.
Her father arranges for Sade and her younger brother to be smuggled to their uncle in London for safety. On the streets of London, the plans fall apart and they are abandoned, passed from foster home to foster home. They try to contact their uncle but he is missing. Then they learn that their father has escaped to London to find them -- but he will be sent back to Nigeria, unless Sade can find a way to tell the world what happened to her family.
Chosen by young readers as the recipient of England's prestigious Smarties Silver Medal, Beverly Naidoo's The Other Side Of Truth explores the issues of family, exile, and freedom with the same eloquence and stunning realism of her award-winning Journey To Jo'Burg.