No Turning Back, by Beverley Naidoo 9 ex This title is set in South Africa in the 1990s, a time when an increasing number of young black South Africans are dealing with the violence, the legacy of disrupted schooling and the continued struggle for survival. The story focuses on one boy's struggle for survival as he leaves the violence of his home and joins a gang of children living on the streets.  http://files.harpercollins.com/PDF/TeachingGuides/0064461696.pdf.

No Turning Back: A Novel of South Africa Hardcover – Import Jan 1997

"Out of Bounds" by Beverley Naidoo. http://www.justimaginestorycentre.co.uk/sites/default/files/outofboundsnotes_0.pdf.

Title:'Out of Bounds', Author:'Naidoo, Beverley'

Abela by Bernie Doherty 5 ex- 'Be strong, my Abela'. These are the last words of Abela's mother in their HIV/Aids stricken African village where it seems that to live or to die, to be sick or to be healthy, is just a matter of chance. It takes all Abela's strength to survive her Uncle Thomas' scheming to get to Europe, but what will be her fate as an illegal immigrant?

Abela: The Girl Who Saw Lions: Berlie Doherty Set in Tanzania then England

Dragons' Eggs 4 ex Tendai comes to live in an isolated African village. Tendai is a runner, a dreamer and a storyteller. When landmines turn his world upside down, he runs, dreams and tells stories to try to deal with a terrible tragedy. A gripping story of victory over man-made evil, and of a young man who never gives up. Paperback-only version. http://www.englishcenter.dk/Files/Billeder/PDF/pdfcambridge/Cambridge%20Readers/DragonsEggs_AK.pdf

Dragons' Eggs 4 ex Tendai comes to live in an isolated African village. Tendai is a runner, a dreamer and a storyteller. When landmines turn his world upside down, he runs, dreams and tells stories to try to deal with a terrible tragedy. A gripping story of victory over man-made evil, and of a young man who never gives up. Paperback-only version. http://www.englishcenter.dk/Files/Billeder/PDF/pdfcambridge/Cambridge%20Readers/DragonsEggs_AK.pdf

Nelson's Dream 3 ex? Nelson Mbizi returns to his home in southern Africa after studying in Britain. When he tries to help a family of orphans he meets Viki, a South African TV presenter. The story of Nelson and Viki's relationship is told against a background of HIV/AIDS and government corruption on the one hand, and great good humour and wonderful music

Nelson Mbizi returns to southern Africa after studying in Britain. He is going to work in his father's hotel. In a different part of the city a poor mother dies, leaving her children alone.

A Long Walk to Water" begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours' walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay.

Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

4 ex  Features Deo: a great footballer, and a fierce protector of his brother, Innocent. This title also features Innocent: easily nervous, easily happy and good at keeping score on the dusty fields of Zimbabwe. When the soldiers destroy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNND3CPAmGQ www.hachettebookgroup.com/_.../EG_978031607…

Set in Zimbabwe, this devastating but uplifting read tracks two brothers' desperate bid to excape Mugabe.

Like any girl, sixteen-year-old Chanda Kabelo has secrets. She is determined to be loyal to her rebellious friend Esther, she worries about passing her exams, and she wishes she didn't have to spend so much time listening to her Mama chat with their nosy neighbour Mrs Tafa. But one secret threatens to silence everything. http://www.damaris.org/content/culturewatchguides/512 http://www.annickpress.com/Chandas-Secrets

Life, Above All(Original title was Le Secret de Canada) is an award winning film based on the book Canada's Secrets written by Allan Stratton.

In Ruby Winters' world, colour opens some doors and slams others shut. Her opulent Johannesburg neighbourhood is a far cry from the streets of Soweto where anger and hatred simmer under the surface. Ruby can't resist the blue-eyed Afrikaans boy who brings her the exciting rush of first love, but whose presence brings hushed whispers and disapproving glances. She might not see race, colour or creed - but it seems everybody else does...

In Ruby Winters' world, colour opens some doors and slams others shut. Her Johannesburg neighbourhood is a far cry from .

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