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Where I belong

Where I belong

Cross, Gillian

Identity and secrets. People smuggling and kidnapping. Family alliances and bitter enmity. Fashion and falsehoods. In this powerful coming-of-age novel three friends will have to face harsh truths about their world. However painful or dangerous it may be

Paperback, Book. English. General. Fiction 9+. Children's stories. Bildungsromans.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Gillian Cross
ISBN: 0192755544, 9780192755544
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 340 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Kidnapping Juvenile fiction.; Friendship Juvenile fiction.; Somalia Juvenile fiction.; Human smuggling Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 10
Quiz Number: 220275


There are guns and bandits in this story. And supermodels. And there's drought and starvation too.

Are you wondering how they can all come together? Well, that's how life is these days. Things don't happen neatly, in separate little places.

We're all caught by the great spider's web of media that spans the world.

That's where the story is set. The world. It's the story of Abdi and Khadija and Freya (that's me) and what happened to us because of Somalia...