Where the Streets Had a Name

Author(s): Randa Abdel-Fattah

Young Adult

Thirteen-year-old Hayaat is on a mission. She believes a handful of soil from her grandmother's ancestral home in Jerusalem will save her beloved Sitti Zeynab's life. The only problem is the impenetrable wall that divides the West Bank, as well as the check points, the curfews, the permit system and Hayaat's best friend Samy, who is mainly interested in football and the latest elimination on X-Factor, but always manages to attract trouble.

But luck is on their side. Hayaat and Samy have a curfew-free day to travel to Jerusalem. However, while their journey may only be a few kilometres long, it may take a lifetime to complete.


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Randa Abdel-Fattah is the award-winning author of young adult novels Does My Head Look Big in This? and Ten Things I Hate About Me.

General Fields

  • : 9780330425261
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia
  • : Pan Australia
  • : 0.238
  • : August 2009
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 27mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Randa Abdel-Fattah
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : A823
  • : 12+
  • : 300
  • : Fiction