This Is My Truth

Yasmin Rahman

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Beschreibung

Your friend or your secret - which one will you keep?

A powerful book tackling two important subjects, domestic violence and living in foster care, particularly in the Muslim community, by the author of ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER SAID, nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and YA runner-up in the inaugural Diverse Book Awards 2020.

Best friends Amani and Huda are getting nervous about their GCSEs - and their future beyond school, which they're both wildly unprepared for. Shy, quiet Amani has an outwardly picture-perfect family - a father who is a successful TV presenter, a loving mother, and an adorable younger brother - while confident and impulsive Huda has grown up with over-affectionate foster parents who are now expecting a baby of their own.

Both girls are jealous of each other's seemingly easy life, without realising the darkness or worries that lie underneath. Then Huda witnesses Amani's father hitting her mother, and Amani's biggest secret is suddenly out.

As Amani convinces Huda to keep quiet by helping her with her own problems, a prank blog starts up at school, revealing students' secrets one by one. Will this anonymous blogger get hold of Amani's secret too? Will Huda keep quiet?

Yasmin Rahman is a British Muslim born and raised in Hertfordshire. Her first novel, ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER SAID, was the runner-up YA book in the inaugural Diversity Book Awards. She has MAs in Creative Writing and Writing for Young People. Her short story 'Fortune Favours the Bold' was published in the Stripes anthology
A Change is Gonna Come in 2017, with the
Bookseller awarding the contributors a YA Book Prize Special Achievement Award for commitment to making YA publishing more inclusive. When she's not writing, Yasmin makes bookish fan art; her designs are sold worldwide on behalf of John Green. THIS IS MY TRUTH will be publishing in July 2021.

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 416
Altersempfehlung ab 12 Jahr(e)
Erscheinungsdatum 24.06.2021
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4714-1052-9
Verlag Hot Key Books
Maße (L/B) 19.8/12.9 cm

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