What's the hook?This award-winning title provides a moving insight into life and conditions for ablack family in apartheid South Africa.
This edition contains a revisedintroduction by author Beverly Naidoo, which provides an insight into her ownexperiences and the inspiration for the novel.
A sequence of photographs fromthe period is also included, to help pupils understand the harsh realities faced byNaledi and Tiro. What are the themes?Individual vs. society, families and different cultures. Teaching pointsIdeal for thought-provoking multicultural work.
Provides numerous opportunitiesfor exploring narrative devices, characterisation and the wider historical contextof the novel.
New versions of the author's essay and introduction provide anideal opportunity for developing pupils' cultural and critical understanding.