Guantanamo boy

Anna Perera

Great for age 12+
Khalid, a 15-year-old Muslim boy from Rochdale, is abducted from Pakistan while on holiday with his family. He is taken to Guantanamo Bay and held without charge. An innocent denied his freedom at a time when Western boys are finding theirs, Khalid tries and fails to understand what's happening to him and cannot fail to be a changed young man.


Guantanamo boy by Anna Perera was nominated for the Costa in 2009 and the Branford Boase Award in 2010. It has an age rating of 12+ years on TheBookSeekers. There are currently no reviews for this book on this site. Click on the + buttons to include your own ratings!

Guantanamo boy is categorised as fiction. It was created especially for YA readers. The Islam belief system is relevant to this book. The location Cuba are linked with this book.

Genres: Religious

Tags: Bays, detention, Detention of persons, Muslim, Muslim teenagers, Naval, Persons and Teenagers

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