☆ Read Bifocal [PDF] By Deborah Ellis

☆ Read Bifocal [PDF] By Deborah Ellis

Bifocal
On the White Ravens Outstanding New International Books for Children and Young Adults list, 2008 ForeWord Magazine s Book of the Year Awards Bronze Medal Winner YA Fiction category , 2007Snow Willow Award nominee, 2008CCBC s Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2008Two bestselling authors join forces to write a powerful novel about racism.A student arrested on suspicions of ter On the White Ravens Outstanding New International Books for Children and Young Adults list, 2008 ForeWord Magazine s Book of the Year Awards Bronze Medal Winner YA Fiction category , 2007Snow Willow Award nominee, 2008CCBC s Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2008Two bestselling authors join forces to write a powerful novel about racism.A student arrested on suspicions of terrorism A high school torn apart by racism Two boys from two different sets of circumstances forced to choose sides.These are the issues at the heart of Bifocal, a ground breaking new novel for young adults.The story is told from two different points of view Haroon is a serious student devoted to his family His grandparents emigrated from Afghanistan Jay is a football star devoted to his team He is white.One day their high school is put on lockdown, and the police arrest a Muslim student on suspicion of terrorist affiliations He might be guilty Or is he singled out because of his race The entire student body fragments along racial lines and both Haroon and Jay find that their differences initially put them at odds The Muslim students become targets and a smoke bomb is set off near their lockers while Jay and his teammates believe they ve been set up to look like racists Bifocal is, by no stretch, an easy book Award winning authors Deborah Ellis and Eric Walters deliver a serious, hard hitting book about racism that does not talk down to young people
Title : Bifocal
Pages : 273 pages
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Author :  Deborah Ellis
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Language : English


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