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Out of Bounds
By Beverley Naidoo

Out of Bounds

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Out of Bounds by Beverley Naidoo

Book Description

A collection of short stories - four previously published and three new - linked by the theme of young people experiencing personal dilemmas. All are set in South Africa, first under apartheid and then after the first democratic elections. They cover the period from 1950 to 2000 and reflect the lives of a range of young people, black and white, living in what was for many years seen as the world's most openly racist society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141309699
ISBN-10: 0141309695
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 9mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Beverley Naidoo

No Turning Back by Beverley Naidoo No Turning Back, Paperback (August 2016)

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.

Who is King? by Beverley Naidoo Who is King?, Hardback (April 2015)

All kinds of animals feature in these ten sparkling stories from all over Africa, by an award-winning author and illustrator.

Aesop's Fables by Beverley Naidoo Aesop's Fables, Hardback (August 2014)

A unique retelling of 16 fables by a Carnegie Award winning author and internaionally acclaimed illustrator.

S is for South Africa by Beverley Naidoo S is for South Africa, Paperback (June 2014)

From Cricket to Madiba, from Bunny Chow to Kubu, this photographic alphabet celebrates everything we South Africans love best about our country.

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » Setting each of these seven stories in a different decade of the Apartheid or post-Apartheid eras, Naidoo (The Other Side of Truth, 2001, etc.) offers glimpses of Apartheid's effects on body and spirit, as well as the underlying integrity-in both the oppressed majority and the oppressing minority-that has allowed South Africa to make its transition without the widely expected bloodbath. Her main characters are all children, white, Colored, Indian, or African. Between "The Dare: 1948," in which Veronica loses her respect, and therefore fear, of a brutish Boer neighbor when she sees him caning a child, and "Out of Bounds: 2000," about a refugee from floods in Mozambique and a white child from a walled community working on a task together, instances of subtle and overt racism test and change a cast constructed to represent South Africa's future-a bright future, in this passionate, perceptive author's view. (Short stories. 10-13) (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Beverley Naidoo

South African author Beverley Naidoo was exiled from her home country when she was a student in 1965, for campaigning against apartheid. Her first children's novel, JOURNEY TO JO'BURG, was banned in South Africa when it was published in 1985 and only available there after the release of Nelson Mandela from jail in 1991. It was however published in many other countries around the world and widely praised for its eloquent, moving and accessible story. Her later novel, THE OTHER SIDE OF TRUTH, won the Carnegie Medal in 2000 and she has written many other acclaimed books for children. Beverley lives in the UK.

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