The novel takes place during apartheid in South Africa on the cusp of the 1976 student-led Soweto Uprising. It follows four teenagers from very different backgrounds exploring issues of race and class.
Arushi grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and spoke about how the events and climate influenced her writing, as well as how she developed her story.
Visit one of the following sites and take the Hour of Code challenge:
Also, we have a number of programing books in the library; or if you prefer, come borrow a novel about hackers, virtual reality and computer games!
Last night Byrne Creek students, staff and community members completed the HEART of Reconciliation mural in the library. Later this month everyone will have a chance to see it when it is installed in the atrium.
Click here to learn more about Byrne Creek’s HEART of Reconciliation mural.