Paper Planes by Allayne Webster

Paper Planes

In the midst of the Bosnian War, 12-year-old Niko and his family are trapped in Sarajevo. Hoping that the United Nations will intervene, the family hide from the snipers and genocide occurring outside their front door.

What was once Yugoslavia, now broken apart – leaving children like Niko with a mess of identity and fear for their own safety.

Webster’s novel delves into the realities of war through a child’s lens.

Publisher: Scholastic

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Review in The Australian

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