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Rebellions are built on hope. 

Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. 

With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the camp’s Director and his guards. 

Heart-racing and emotional, Internment by Samira Ahmed challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.

Book Details

Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: March 19, 2019
ISBN: 9780316522694
Language: English

About the Author

Samira Ahmed is the New York Times bestselling author of Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds Love, Hate & Other Filters, Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know, Internment, and Hollow Fires. She was born in Bombay, India, and has lived in New York, Chicago, and Kauai, where she spent a year searching for the perfect mango.

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