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Recommended by Rosie Shaw (@rosieshaw44)
Form and genre: Novel
Length: 284 pages
Summary: The Bone Sparrow is a meeting of two worlds- Subhi a refugee who has spent his whole life in a camp; a boy with a wild imagination and a desire to know about the world outside the fence and Jimmie a young girl who shows him.
Age recommendation and challenging content: Violence and upsetting scenes. Death. Would recommend for Y7 upwards.
Notable reasons for recommending this book: Cultural value for other lives, societies and refugees. Captivating and vividly written.