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Guantanamo boy

by Anna Perera

  • 240 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Albert Whitman in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslims,
  • Torture,
  • Cousins,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp,
  • Prisoners,
  • Prejudices,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Six months after the events of September 11, 2001, Khalid, a Muslim fifteen-year-old boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip to Pakistan and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is held for two years suffering interrogations, water-boarding, isolation, and more for reasons unknown to him.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Anna Perera
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P42489 Gu 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25184509M
    ISBN 109780807530771
    LC Control Number2010048016

    Khalid, a fifteen-year-old Muslim boy from England, is abducted from Pakistan while on holiday with his family. He is taken to Guantanamo Bay and held without charge, where his hopes and dreams are crushed under the cruelest of : Albert Whitman & Company. Guantanamo Boy Anna Perera. Albert Whitman, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Glass Collector; Buy this book Originally published in the U.K.

    Guantanamo Boy is her first young adult novel. Review "An important work that deserves a wide audience."--Guardian UK Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award (UK) "This powerful book shows that hatred is never an answer."--Sunday Times (UK), Children's Book of the Week /5(23).   Khalid, a fifteen-year-old Muslim boy from England, is abducted from Pakistan while on holiday with his family. He is taken to Guantanamo Bay and held without charge, where his hopes and dreams are crushed under the cruelest of circumstances.

    Guantanamo Boy. Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 12 reviews 12 reviews. Anna Perera I only know of Guantanamo Bay from what I see in the media and it was good to then read in The Times and The Guardian how Perara developed the concept for the novel. This book is about an English-born Pakistani boy who leads the life of most /5(12). Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Guantanamo Boy is a fiction novel that follows a young fifteen-year-old Muslim boy that lives in Rochdale England. The story takes place inshortly after the bombing of /5.

I found `Guantanamo Boy' a very interesting book, showing a boy's innocence in a time of war and paranoia. I could tell there was a lot of emotion put into writing it and I found I could easily empathise with Khalid as he went through the struggles of trying to show ignorant people that he has done nothing wrong/5(40).

A chilling and horrifying story of an innocent year-old London-born Pakistani boy who is captured by the U.S. government, taken to Guantanamo Prison and tortured until he collapses.

The novel will raise important questions related to government profiling, human rights, and the. Guantanamo Boy (), a children’s book from British writer Anna Perera, tells the story of a Muslim teen abducted while on vacation and detained without charges in Guantanamo Bay.

The book was written in response to the stories of real-life child detainees at Guantanamo and the post-9/11 culture of fear and paranoia that landed them there.

Guantanamo Bay Timeline, Guantanamo Boy Synopsis and Discussion Questions, Chapter Discussion Questions and Prompts, Sources For Timeline, There are adult books about abuse at Guantanamo Bay. But what about the many kids held without trial.

Set six months after 9/11, this unforgettable novel raises crucial headline issues through the story /5(8). Guantanamo Boy is her first young adult novel; her second, The Glass Collector, is forthcoming in Spring She lives in London, England. From the Inside Flap Innocent until proven guilty?Reviews:   Khalid, a fifteen-year-old Muslim boy from Rochdale, is abducted from Pakistan while on holiday with his family.

He is taken to Guantanamo Bay and held without charge, where his hopes and dreams are crushed under the cruellest of circumstances. An innocent denied his freedom at a time when Western boys are finding theirs, Khalid tries and fails to understand /5(12).

Guantanamo Boy Anna Perera Puffin ISBN [pounds sterling] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The book's central character is Khalid, a year-ld whose parents originate from Turkey and Pakistan but who has spent all his life in Rochdale and sees himself as an integral part of the town's multi-cultural community with friends from a variety of.

G uantanamo Boy is about a kid you might meet in any contemporary British teen novel. He's lived in Rochdale all his life. He likes football and computer games. He's got a. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera l Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Bookrags. This detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera. Guantanamo Boy is a fictional account of a fifteen year old young man named Khalid who lives with his family in Manchester, England.

This is an important book about a par cularly dark period in contemporary society, one deserving of examina on. Guantanamo Boy is well supported by resources, and the author details. Anna Perera was born in London to an Irish mother and Sri Lankan father.

After spending a few years teaching English in secondary schools, she took a job running an alternative school program for teenage boys. Guantanamo Boy is her first young adu More about Anna Perera. Any book about the middle east or a lack of civil rights (fiction or nonfiction) would connect like Shabanu by Suzanne Fisher Staples, Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan, The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis, A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, etc.

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It was first published in England in and will be published by Albert. I found `Guantanamo Boy' a very interesting book, showing a boy's innocence in a time of war and paranoia. I could tell there was a lot of emotion put into writing it and I found I could easily empathise with Khalid as he went through the struggles of trying to show ignorant people that he has done nothing wrong/5(29).

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Guantanamo Boy is a terrifyingly realistic novel. Khalid Ahmed, 15, was born in England. He only speaks English, rarely goes to mosque, never prays, never reads the Qur'an and dreams of playing professional soccer/5(44).

An innocent denied his freedom at a time when most boys are finding theirs, Khalid tries and fails to understand what's happening to him.

Reviews "Originally published in the U.K., this harrowing first novel, in which a year-old British boy is apprehended as an enemy combatant while visiting family in Pakistan, focuses on the darker.This debut, published in in the UK, chronicles in devastating detail the kidnapping, incarceration and torture of an ordinary teenager six months after 9/Author: Anna Perera.Guantanamo Boy (Book): Perera, Anna: Six months after the events of SeptemKhalid, a Muslim fifteen-year-old boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip to Pakistan and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is held for two years suffering interrogations, water-boarding, isolation, and more for reasons unknown to him.