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Ajay and the Mumbai Sun

Power of Story: Racialized Identities
Hardcover  Ebook  
ISBN: 9781338875461 Pages: 208 Ages: 8-12 Dimensions: 5.851" x 8.553"

About this book

Abandoned on the Mumbai railways, Ajay has grown up with nothing but a burning wish to be a journalist. And after finding an abandoned printing press, his dreams might just come true. But when he and his friends Saif, Vinod, Yasmin and Jai create their own newspaper, The Mumbai Sun, and begin to hunt down stories to fill their pages, the children uncover a plan to tear down their slum—which will leave hundreds of more people homeless.

Can Ajay and his friends really succeed in bringing the truth to light against some of the most powerful forces in the city, fight for justice, and save their slum from bulldozers?


“An absorbing debut novel.” – Daily Telegraph

“A big-hearted tale… you feel as if these children could and should run the world, if only someone would give them a chance.” -- The Times, Children’s Book of the Week

“Exhilarating and heartwarming – a story that shows the true power of the pen.” Carlie Sorosiak, author of I, Cosmo

“The gang’s ambition to print the truth of its underbelly is heart-warming and truly admirable.” – Jasbinder Bilan, author of the Costa Award-winning Asha and the Spirit Bird

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