A collection of diverse tales from creative writers, poets, artists and thinkers living with prejudice, judgement, bullying and racism that help young readers find courage and self-belief in these times.
Under the Blood Red Sun is about a twelve-year-old Japanese boy named Tomi living in Hawaii during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour in World War 2. This award-winning book is a good springboard to explore the ways in which war impacts on ordinary people’s lives.
What can one young girl do in the face of Islamophobia and ignorance? How do we work out what’s right and wrong in an increasingly complex world? One cold and misty morning Alix and Samir save a drowning man who turns out to be Muhammed – an undocumented Iraqi immigrant escaping torture and seeking asylum.