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Miriam Halahmy

Biography

Miriam Halahmy

Miriam Halahmy

Books by Miriam Halahmy

by Miriam Halahmy - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Prejudice , Racism, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

When 14-year-old Alix and her friend Samir go to the beach of Hayling Island, an island off the coast of England, and pull a drowning man out of the water, her world changes. Mohammed, an illegal immigrant and student, has been tortured by rebels in Iraq for helping the allied forces and has spent all his money to escape. Desperate not to be deported, Mohammed’s destiny now lies in Alix’s hands.

by Miriam Halahmy - Fiction, Friendship, Mental Health, Young Adult 14+

Josie has a secret: her mother is a hoarder. Tasha has a secret, too: her mother s new boyfriend keeps trying to sneak into her room and seduce her. The two 16-year-olds don t get along at school, but one night Tasha bolts from her dangerous home and finds herself at Josie s door. Josie s mother is in jail for debt, and the girls are alone in the cramped, crowded, bursting home. Slowly, they begin to talk about the challenges they face, a process of sharing that lessens their shame, guilt and fear. With each other s support, they may even find a way to save themselves from their parents demons.