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?
About the Author
Elizabeth Laird is the multi-award-winning author of several much-loved children's books, including A Little Piece of Ground and Jake's Tower. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal six times.
"Weaves compelling facts about the conflict between the Arabs and the Kurds into a gripping tale about one family's escape to freedom." —Publishers Weekly starred review
"An important contribution to the growing number of refugee stories." —Kirkus Reviews
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