The Boxer

by Nikesh Shukla (author)

Suitable for 14 - 18 years

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Product description

Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he’s just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after a racist attack. He finds the community he’s been desperately seeking at the club, and a mentor in trainer Shobu, who helps him find his place in the world. But racial tensions are rising in the city, and when a Far Right march through Bristol turns violent, Sunny is faced with losing his new best friend Keir to radicalisation.

A gripping, life-affirming YA novel about friendship, radicalisation and finding where you belong.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781444940695

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books

Date published

June 6th, 2019

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.0; Middle years plus; 10.0 points

Other details

  • 288 pages

Condition

New

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