A new student has joined the class and the narrator and her best friends are determined to make him feel welcome. When they learn of Ahmet’s experience as a refugee who has travelled from Syria and has been separated from his family, they come up with a plan. But a threat to close British borders mean that they have to take more urgent action.
Onjali Rauf’s charming debut novel demonstrates the power of compassion and friendship to inspire social action - and illuminates the heartlessness and impact of how child refugees are treated in the UK. Perfect for Key Stage 2, just make sure you have plenty of paper for letter writing!