Black Sheep

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

Dwayne is sixteen, disengaged from home and school, and a reluctant member of a Brixton gang. When he meets ambitious Misha, who is pushed by her mum to keep away from Brixton life, the two are instantly attracted to each other. As they struggle to keep their friendship secret from their families, they draw closer together – with violent and tragic results.

Na'ima B Robert writes convincingly in the voices of Misha and Dwayne, telling the story alternately from their points of view. We are given a balanced view of the community and of religion, as well as of their changing relationship

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

Turf

Author: John Lucas

15-year-old Jay is a member of the Blake Street Boyz gang. But when gang leader Shads decides it's time for him to step up and prove his loyalty, Jay realises he has a difficult choice to make.

Read more about Turf

She Wore Red Trainers

Author: Na’ima B Robert

An intriguing teenage romance, told from the perspectives of a Muslim boy and girl.

Read more about She Wore Red Trainers