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Journey to Jo'burg : A South African Story (Reprint) (Paperback) (Beverley Naidoo)

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If only Mma was here, Naledi wished over and over. . .

Mma lives and works in Johannesburg, far from the village thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother, Tiro, call home. When their baby sister suddenly becomes very sick, Naledi and Tiro know, deep down, that only one person can save her. Bravely, alone, they set off on a journey to find Mma and bring her back. It isn't until they reach the city that they come to understand the dangers of their country, and the painful struggle for freedom and dignity that is taking place all around them.

Separated from their mother by the harsh social and economic conditions prevalent among blacks in South Africa, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 80
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Family / Parents
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Beverley Naidoo
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 1988
TCIN: 11494398
UPC: 9780064402378
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-5188
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