I Am Thunder by Muhammad Khan

Recommended by Liz Taylor (@LibraryThornden)

Form and genre: Prose

Length: 306 pages

Summary: I am Thunder chronicles the radicalisation of a young Muslim girl growing up in London, the choices she is presented with and how she develops the confidence to make her own decisions.

Age recommendation and challenging content: Year 9 and above. Deals with radicalisation..

Notable reasons for recommending this book: Winner of the 2019 Branford Boase Award for outstanding debut novel for children. Main characters are Muslims.