Where I Belong

Author: Cross, Gillian. Publisher: Holiday House


Khadj leaves Somalia for England to live with Abdi’s family, in order to work and send money home to her family. But her modeling job for a famous designer leads to danger.




Awards Won

Title Year
Best Fiction for Young Adults

The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse.

2012 - Selection(s)