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Naidoo, Beverley

Overview
Works: 99 works in 430 publications in 11 languages and 12,689 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Short stories  Historical fiction  Fables  Case studies  Folklore  Folk tales 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.N1384, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Naidoo
Journey to Jo'burg : a South African story by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

85 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their baby sister becomes dangerously ill, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers from their village to Johannesburg, where their mother works as a maid for a white family
Chain of fire by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the villagers of Bophelong are forced to leave their houses and resettle in a barren "homeland," thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother join in a school demonstration and learn that the South African government treats even children who dissent with brutality
Out of bounds : seven stories of conflict and hope by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven stories, spanning the time period from 1948 to 2000, chronicle the experiences of young people from different races and ethnic groups as they try to cope with the restrictions placed on their lives by South Africa's apartheid laws
Burn my heart by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys--one white, one black--share an uneasy friendship in Kenya in the 1950s, a country shaken by a rebellion of Africans against white landowners, but suspicions and accusations are escalating, and an act of betrayal could change everything
No turning back : a novel of South Africa by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the abuse at home becomes too much for twelve-year-old Sipho, he runs away to the streets of Johannesburg and learns to survive in the post-apartheid world
Aesop's fables by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 16 of Aesop's wise, witty and timeless fables, portrayed for the first time in an African setting. This is an exciting new interpretation of one of the world's great classics. This unique story collection is vividly illustrated by Beverley Naidoo's fellow South African Piet Grobler, an internationally acclaimed illustrator
Web of lies by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nigerian refugee Femi becomes involved with a dangerous gang, he finds himself lying to his family and in danger of legal trouble that could ruin their chances of gaining asylum in England
Making it home : real-life stories from children forced to flee by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children from countries around the world tell of the changes political unrest has brought to their lives
Who is king? : ten magical stories from Africa by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore
S is for South Africa by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the food, religion, language and people of South Africa in this photographic alphabet book. Suggested level: junior, primary
The great tug of war and other stories by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of folktales about clever Mmutla the hare, the original African version of Brer Rabbit
Baba's gift by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baba makes a special boat for Themba and Lindi. They love sailing it in the sea, and playing on the beach with new friends. But when it's time to go, the little boat has disappeared! What will Baba say if they go home without it?"--Page 4 of cover
De hond, de haan en de jakhals by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afrikaanse dierenverhalen over onder meer een schildpad, die wil vliegen als een vogel. Zestien bewerkingen van de fabels van Aesopus in een Afrikaanse omgeving. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 6 jaar; zelf lezen vanaf ca. 8 jaar
Through whose eyes? : exploring racism : reader, text and context by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Call of the deep by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes the sea brings dreams... sometimes it brings nightmares. The drowned City of Ker-is. Men vanish. The sea runs red with blood. And she waits in the darkness... The Mermaid of Zennor. One look and they fell in love. But one secret could rip them apart
Censoring reality : an examination of books on South Africa by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wie is de koning? : tien magische verhalen uit Afrika by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoe behekst Schildpad de andere dieren met zijn banjo? En waarom heeft Nijlpaard geen haren? Tien verhalen uit verschillende Afrikaanse landen worden naverteld. Met kleurrijke illustraties. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 6 jaar; zelf lezen vanaf ca. 8 jaar
Letang and Julie save the day by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of an idealist : in search of Neil Aggett by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of an Idealist is the biography of Neil Aggett, the only white person to die while being held in custody by South Africa's apartheid security police. A medical doctor who worked most of the week as an unpaid trade union organiser, Aggett's stark non-materialism, shared by his partner Dr Elizabeth Floyd, aroused suspicions. When their names appeared on a list of 'Close Comrades' prepared for opposition leaders in exile they were among a swathe of union activists detained in 1981. After 70 days in detention Aggett was found hanging from the bars of the steel grille in his cell in John Vorster Square
 
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Journey to Jo'burg : a South African story
Alternative Names
Beverley Naidoo 1943-

Beverley Naidoo auteure sud-africaine

Beverley Naidoo schrijfster uit Zuid-Afrika

Beverley Naidoo sørafrikansk skribent

Beverley Naidoo südafrikanische Schriftstellerin

Beverley Naidoo sydafrikansk författare

Beverley Naidoo sydafrikansk skribent

Nāīdū, Būrlī 1943-

نايدو، بيفيرلي

나이두, 베벌리

ナイドゥー, ビヴァリー

ビヴァリー・ナイドゥー

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Chain of fireOut of bounds : seven stories of conflict and hopeBurn my heartNo turning back : a novel of South AfricaAesop's fablesWeb of liesMaking it home : real-life stories from children forced to fleeS is for South Africa