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Listen, Layla / Yassmin Abdel-Magied.

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  • ISBN: 9781760896065
  • ISBN: 1760896063
  • Physical Description: 284 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [North Sydney, New South Wales] : Penguin Random House Australia, 2021.

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Exploring the diaspora experience, race, politics and identity, Listen, Layla by Yassmin Abdel-Magied is an own voices novel for young readers, which bursts with passion, humour and truth.Layla has ended the school year on a high and can't wait to spend the holidays hanging out with her friends and designing a prize-winning Grand Designs Tourismo invention. But Layla's plans are interrupted when her grandmother in Sudan falls ill and the family rush to be with her. The last time Layla went to Sudan she was only a young child. Now she feels torn between her Sudanese and Australian identities. As political tensions in Sudan erupt, so too do tensions between Layla and her family. Layla is determined not to lose her place in the invention team, but will she go against her parents' wishes? What would a Kandaka do?
Subject: Sudanese > Australia > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Juvenile fiction.
Soudanais > Australie > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Familles > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Identité > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Domestic fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library TEEN ABDEL MAGIED JUL 2021 39851001719591 Teen New Books Available -

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