The truth is closing in.
Life's not easy for Sami Sabiri since his dad stuck him at a private school where he's the only Muslim kid. But it's about to get a lot worse.
When Sami catches his father in a lie, he gets suspicious ... He's not the only one. In a whirlwind, the FBI descends on his home, and Sami's family becomes the center of an international terrorist investigation. Now Sami must fight to keep his world from unraveling.
An explosive thriller ripped from today's headlines, borderline is the story of a funny, gutsy Muslim-American teen determined to save his father, his family, and his life.
"Starred Review. [A] powerful story and excellent resource for teaching tolerance, with a message that extends well beyond the timely subject matter." - Publishers Weekly
"A fast, exciting read with weighty underpinnings." - Booklist
"Starred Review. This is a great, fast-paced read that will have particular appeal to fans of the television show 24." - School Library Journal
"A compelling coming-of-age novel about acceptance and fear, wrapped in a fascinating adventure/thriller/mystery. All these elements are shaken mightily in Allan Stratton's latest-as we are." - Gary D. Schmidt, New York Times bestselling and Printz and Newbery Honor author
"Allan Stratton spins these otherwise ordinary lives on a dime and a secret. Borderline is as astonishing as it is all quite possible." - Rita Williams-Garcia, Coretta Scott King Honor author
"Smart, meticulously plotted, and thrilling. The scariest thing about Borderline is how utterly believable it is." - Tim Wynne-Jones, author of the Uninvited
The information about Borderline shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please send us a message with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added.
Allan Stratton is the author of the internationally acclaimed Michael L. Printz Honor Book Chanda's Secrets. Its numerous citations include the Children's Africana Book Award, Best Book for Older Readers; ALA Booklist Editors' Choice; New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age; and a unanimous vote to the ALA Best Books for Young Adults list. Allan is also the author of the Junior Library Guild selection Chanda's Wars and the ALA Best Book for Young Adults Leslie's Journal. He lives in Toronto with his partner, two cats, and a pond full of fish.
Members read and review books ahead
of publication. See what they think
in First Impressions!
Visitors can view a lot of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only
Everywhere I go, I am asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that it doesn't stifle enough...
Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.
Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.