Walker and Company
In an isolated town that closely resembles the West Bank, thirteen-year-old Joshua discovers that his world may not be as it seems; that his people may be aggressors rather than victims; and that he must stand up to his stepfather and forge his own sense of right and wrong.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Step parent; death of a father; step father
mother and step father
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014
Carnegie Medal, 2014, Short Lis
Grampian Children's Book Award, 2015, Short List
Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, 2013, Long List
UKLA Children's Book Award, 2014, Short List, Ages (12-16)
walls; coming of age; home life; struggles; West Bank; friendship
Sutcliffe, William, "The Wall" (2015). Diverse Families. 940.