Internment by Samira Ahmed

Recommended by Sarah Cooper (@sycw18)

Form and genre: prose, dystopian fiction

Length: 252 pages

Summary: Ahmed creates a future where all American Muslims are registered, then interned. Leila and her friends decide to rebel from within a camp.

Age recommendation and challenging content: Contains swearing and racism. Would recommend for Year 9 and above.

Notable reasons for recommending this book: Offers really fruitful discussion material for challenging topics such as racism and anti-Muslim sentiments in the world. Also a really excellent example of dystopian literature.