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Miriam Halahmy

  • 4 stars across 14 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.
    20th October 2016

    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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    4th March 2011

    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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    24th February 2014

    Stuffed

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

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    3rd February 2014

    Illegal

    'If Jemma had lived, none of this would have happened. I'd have been too busy to get dragged into this filthy, illegal b... More

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    1st March 2012

    Illegal

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    14th March 2016

    Illegal

    If Jemma had lived, none of this would have happened. I'd have been too busy to get dragged into this filthy, illegal bu... 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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