I Am Thunder (Paperback)Muhammad Khan (author)
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Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2019
Fifteen-year-old Muzna Saleem is used to being invisible. So no one is more surprised than her when Arif Malik, the hottest boy in school, takes a sudden interest.
But Arif is hiding a terrible secret and, as they begin to follow a dark path, Muzna faces an impossible choice: keep quiet and betray her beliefs, or speak out and betray her heart.
I Am Thunder is the debut novel from stunning YA voice, Muhammad Khan, which questions how far you'll go to stand up for what you believe.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 232 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm
'An uplifting, empowering novel with hope at its heart' - The Observer
'Funny and clever - a perspective long overdue in British fiction' - Alex Wheatle, Guardian prize-winning author of Crongton Knights
'This fierce, fresh UK debut has one of the most distinctive narrators I've read in ages. Muzna's warmth and heart transform what could have been a gritty "issues" book into a powerful call for hope and standing up for your beliefs.' - Bookseller
'An exciting new voice in YA' - Netgalley
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“An award worthy book with a powerful message”
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“A unique book that sheds light on the troubles a lot of western muslims face! A must read!”
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