Out of Shadows

By Wallace, Jason

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ISBN
978-0-82342-342-2
Publisher
Holiday


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2011

Gr 9 Up—This taut drama is set at an elite boarding school in Zimbabwe during the 1980s, soon after the end of the brutal war between white colonialists and black Africans. Young Jacklin, recently arrived from England, hasn't been a party to the bloody revolution that saw white, minority-controlled Rhodesia become Zimbabwe, with Robert Mugabe as its first black Prime Minister. Robert is accustomed to integrated classes; others are not. Pranks and ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2011

Zimbabwe in the 1980s is a hostile place. Civil war has ended white minority rule and made Robert Mugabe prime minister, but tensions between blacks and whites remain high. Although a few black students are enrolled at the boarding school white thirteen-year-old Robert Jacklin attends at the behest of his idealistic father, talk among the students is often about how to restore the "old ways"—white ruling-class privilege. Jacklin soon ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

In Zimbabwe in the 1980s, tension between blacks and whites runs high. At his mostly white boarding school, thirteen-year-old Robert...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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