Malla Nunn
When the Ground Is Hard

When the Ground Is Hard

This moving YA novel tackles poverty, castes, race, and friendship. Set at a Swaziland boarding school, popular girl Adele and social pariah Lottie are forced to be roommates. Thanks to a shared copy of Jane Eyre, they start to see each other more clearly and band against the bullies and prejudiced teachers that would tear their friendship apart.

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