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Kiss the Dust

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No. of pages 256

Great for age 9-18 years

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?


This book has been graded for interest at 9-11 years.

There are 256 pages in this book. This book was published 2017 by Pan Macmillan .

Elizabeth Laird has been nominated five times for the Carnegie Medal and has won numerous

This book is in the following series:

Contents Series

New Windmills

This book has been nominated for the following award:

Children's Book Award
This book was recognised by the Children's Book Award.

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