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    Journey to Jo'burg

    Journey to Jo'burg

    by Beverly Naidoo and Eric Velasquez

    When their baby sister becomes seriously ill, Naledi and Tiro must travel to Johannesburg to find their mother. Their journey becomes a lesson in apartheid.

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Journey to Jo'burg

Author: Beverly Naidoo

Illustrator: Eric Velasquez

Interest Level:
4-8

Lexile Framework:
760L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.5

Guided Reading Level:
S

Age:
9-13

Genre:
Historical Fiction

Subject:
Africa, Determination and Perseverance, Family Life, Tolerance and Acceptance

About This Book

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 over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg.


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