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Miriam Halahmy

  • 4 stars across 13 books
    Miriam Halahmy writes novels, short stories and poetry. Hidden (2011) was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and was Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week. A stage adaptation toured the UK in 2017. Her other books include Illegal, Stuffed and The Emergency Zoo. Behind Closed Doors was published in US by Holiday House in 2017. Miriam is a member of the Society of Authors, the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators, the Scattered Authors Society and English PEN.
    1st January 2019

    Yasmin's Journey

    Fifteen-year-old Yasmin lives with her parents and six year old brother Ali in a small town in Syria. The country is at ... More

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    26th May 2016

    The Emergency Zoo

    It is late August 1939: Britain is on the brink of war, and preparations are under way to evacuate London's children to ... More

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    1st March 2012

    Illegal

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    5th April 2018

    Hidden

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    1st February 2014

    Hidden

    Alix has never even given a thought to asylum seekers, she has enough problems of her own. Then one day on the beach Ali... More

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    14th March 2016

    Hidden

    Alix has never even given a thought to asylum seekers, she has enough problems of her own. Then one day on the beach Ali... More

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    14th March 2016

    Stuffed

    I didn't know that my life was going to fall through the floor for the second time before my sixteenth birthday' Jess is... More

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    20th October 2016

    The Promises Pack

    A series of uplifting, funny, warm, romantic, contemporary books from a variety of respected authors on topics that girl... More

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    14th July 2016

    Stories from the Edge: An Anthology

    A collection of gripping, thought-provoking short stories by eight award-winning UK young adult authors.From the perils ... More

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    12th July 2018

    Behind Closed Doors

    Fifteen-year-olds Tasha and Josie are near-neighbours who never thought they had anything in common. But when their fami... More

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