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Internment

Waterstones Children's Book Prize, 2020

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349003344

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‘Samira has created a chilling, powerful, all-too-real near future that’s a must-read for everyone’s TBR’
Karen M. McManus, author of One Of Us Is Lying

‘A must-read . . . A heart-rending and all-too credible tale of sacrifice, the ugly face of authority and the courage of youth’ Sunday Times‘ Children’s Book of the Month

‘A tremendous novel’ the Guardian

Rebellions are built on hope.

Set in a horrifying ‘fifteen minutes in the future’ United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin is forced into an internment camp for Muslim-Americans along with her parents.

With the help of newly-made friends also trapped within the camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp’s Director and his guards.

Heart-racing and emotional, Internment questions the imaginary boundaries that separate us and challenges readers to fight the complicit silence that exists in our society today.

‘Chillingly plausible’ Financial Times

If you enjoyed The Hate U Give, this should be at the top of your TBR pile Culturefly


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