Kiss the Dust


A highly topical, award-winning novel from a truly great writer for children.

ISBN: 9780230014312 Author: Laird, Elizabeth Publisher: Macmillan Children's Publication Date: 2nd February 2007 Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:22) Pages: 242 Edition: Unabridged Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: ,

Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.

Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn’t really touched her. Until now.

The secret police are closing in. Tara and her family must flee to the mountains with only the few things they can carry. It is a hard and dangerous journey – but their struggles have only just begun. Will anywhere feel like home again?

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