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When a young Somali girl named Aisha comes across pale, skinny Richard in a stall in the school bathroom, she’s as surprised to meet a boy from the 1940s as he is to see a black girl wearing a headscarf. The stall’s door opened onto a time warp, transporting Aisha back 60 years to the Blitz, when her school was a sanctuary for Londoners fleeing the bombing. But Richard ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books (first published October 2nd 2008)
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Alex Baugh
May 10, 2011 Alex Baugh rated it really liked it
Shelves: world-war-2
Ghostscape is a small, time travel story about a young Muslim Somali girl named Aisha. She is a very unhappy, angry girl, who is now living in London with her mother after her father was murdered in Somalia’s civil war.

The story begins with Aisha crying in the girl’s bathroom because she has once again been bullied by a girl named Chevon. Hearing a cough, Aisha opens the door and there is a pale young boy standing there. She doesn’t recognize the boy and he isn’t dressed like anyone else at sch
Melissa Hunt
Feb 15, 2010 Melissa Hunt rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2010-young-adult
Not my favorite story. It only takes about 45 mins. to read and I hadn't read anything else quite like it. It was okay.
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