Funky Rainbow

THE NOT OUR WAR SERIES

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THE WHITE ZONE

War has been the backdrop of their lives.

Nouri and his cousin Talib have been best friends for as long as they can remember. Though Nouri is a Shiite and Talib is half Sunni, the two never thought about it. Then one day, as groups of Sunnis and Shiites clash in Baghdad, mistrust and suspicion tear the two boys apart.

And now, Iraq isn’t just at war with America. In a country that is at war with itself, the two boys must battle their own deadly prejudices.

Will Talib and Nouri be able to overcome their mutual hatred and rediscover their friendship?

WANTING MOR

How will she survive in an alien city?

When Jameela’s mother dies, she is left alone with her distant, moody father. He decides they will leave their small village in Afghanistan and start a new life in Kabul. Here Jameela struggles to deal with a strange culture, unfamiliar people and a new, hostile family.

Alone and vulnerable in the war-ravaged city, can Jameela find friendship, acceptance and hope?

This powerful and touching novel, by renowned Pakistani-Canadian author Rukhsana Khan, was inspired by a true story.

WHEN MORNING COMES

IT’S 1976 IN SOUTH AFRICA.

In the black township of Soweto, Zanele works as a nightclub singer and is plotting against the apartheid government.

Her best friend Thabo, schoolboy turned gang member, has troubles of his own- a deal gone wrong and some powerful enemies.

Across the bridge, in the wealthy white suburbs, Jack plans to spend his last days in Johannesburg burning miles on his beat-up Mustang- until he meets Zanele.

Working in her father’s shop, Meena finds a packet of banned pamphlets.

A series of chance meeting sets off a chain of events- a failed plot, a murdered teacher, a forbidden love and a growing student movement that sweeps across the country like a blazing fire.

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