by Elizabeth Laird - £6.99 Pan Macmillan (2017)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781509826728 | ISBN 10: 1509826726
Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.
Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her. Until now.
The secret police are closing in. Tara and her family must flee to the mountains with only the few things they can carry. It is a hard and dangerous journey - but their struggles have only just begun. Will anywhere feel like home again?
(Price & availability last checked: August 2017)
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