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It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)
“A piercing reminder that every mad life–even yours–could end up a masterpiece.” –JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling author
We do horrible things to one another because we don’t see the person it affects. . . . We don’t see them as people.
Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa with a black South African mother and a white European father at a time when it was against the law for a mixed-race child to exist. But he did exist–and from the beginning, the often-misbehaved Trevor used his keen smarts and humor to navigate a harsh life under a racist government.
In a country where racism barred blacks from social, educational, and economic opportunity, Trevor surmounted staggering obstacles and created a promising future for himself thanks to his mom’s unwavering love and indomitable will.
This honest and poignant memoir adapted from the #1 New York Times bestseller Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood will astound and inspire readers as well as offer a fascinating perspective on South Africa’s tumultuous racial history.
BORN A CRIME IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING OSCAR WINNER LUPITA NYONG’O!
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Publisher:Yearling (April 7, 2020)
Reading age:10 – 17 years
Grade level:5 – 6
Item Weight:7.2 ounces
Dimensions:5.13 x 0.77 x 7.63 inches
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