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Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 882 Ratings and 179 Reviews

Book Description
Separated from their mother by the harsh social and economic conditions prevalent among blacks in South Africa, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg.
Book Information
PublisherJ. B. Lippincott
BindingHardcover (12 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages80
ISBN-100582252083
ISBN-13978-0582252080
Publication Date/1985
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About Beverley Naidoo (Author) : Beverley Naidoo is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Beverley Naidoo include Burn My Heart, Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Ho... more
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About Eric Velasquez (Illustrator) : Eric Velasquez is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Eric Velasquez include The Little Sister, I, Matthew Henson.
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12/17/2016 Jerry Sarkwah tagged as: I read

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5/1/2009 SJ Kessel said:
Naidoo, B. (1986). Journey to Jo’Burg: A South African Story. New York: HarperTrophy. 0064402371 Set in historical South Africa during the time of apartheid, Naledi and her brother Tiro worry about their sick younger sister. Certain that their sister needs a doctor, they decide to disobey ... more

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