Synopses & Reviews
Life's not easy for Sami Sabiri, a funny, gutsy fifteen-year-old stuck at a private school where he's the only Muslim kid. But things are about to get a lot worse.
When Sami catches his father in a lie, he gets suspicious . . . and he's not the only one. In a flash, the FBI descends on his home and Sami's family becomes the center of an international terrorist investigation. Now, as his world unravels, Sami must find a way to save his father, his family, and his life.
About the Author
ALLAN STRATTON is the internationally acclaimed author of Chandas Secrets, winner of twenty-six awards and citations including the ALAs Michael L. Printz Honor Book, the Childrens Africana Best Book Award and Booklists Editors Choice. The film version, Life, Above All, won the Prix FranÇois Chalais at the Cannes Film Festival and was South Africas Oscar entry for best foreign language film. Its sequel, Chandas Wars, won the CLA Young Adult Book Award and was a Junior Library Guild selection (USA). His most recent novel, Borderline, earned an American Library Association Best Fiction nod. All his books have been nominated for the White Pine Award. He lives in Toronto. Visit him online at <>.