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These popular pieces have been selected from FunDza’s mobi site and they have been compiled here for your reading pleasure!

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Zithembe has to find his knife to rescue his mother from the evil Army of Shadows. His friend Nom and cousin Rosy put their lives at risk to help him. Read this exciting book in the Shadow Chasers series!

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Mondli is captain of Sandview A Under 17 and is doing his best to lead his team. When the competing demands of home and team cause clashes in his life, Mondli realises just what leadership is really about.

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An anthology of short fiction, poetry, narrative journalism and extracts from novels and memoirs which frames local literature as a lens through which to engage with South Africa’s past. The collection was put together and edited by Equal Education.

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Teenage Adam obeys the rules and dreams big, of real soccer boots and of playing for South Africa one day. Jasmine, his twin sister, is street-smart and lives by her own rules. She dreams too, of a life outside of poverty.

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Fordsburg Fighter: Journey of an MK volunteer is the compelling story of Amin Cajee’s experiences in Umkhonto we sizwe.

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News, posts and praise about our publications

South African kids are hungry for relevant, local literature!

Bontle Senne chats about stampeding children, bullies, academic dissertations and things that go bump in the dark… Her latest deliciously creepy book for tweens is now out – look out for Lake of Memories, Book 2 in the Shadow Chasers series. It’s illustrated...
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Inspiring young South Africans to #LoveReading

(from left) Cebisa Zono, Nandipha Tshabane and Ndibulele Sotondoshe holding copies of the new book. Cover2Cover and FunDza Literacy Trust are delighted to welcome their latest book into the world! #LoveReading is a collection of blogs, articles, poems and stories by...
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Soccer series aims to get young readers hooked on books

Cover2Cover Books was honoured by a visit from prizewinning author Jayne Bauling, who joined us to promote her new book Playmaker. Our partner, FunDza Literacy Trust, cohosted. Playmaker is the first in a trilogy and is set at a fictional local teen soccer club....
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Launching a collection of South African poetry and prose, edited by Equal Education

Amagama Enkululeko! Words for Freedom: Writing Life Under Apartheid is an anthology of short fiction, poetry, narrative journalism and extracts from novels and memoirs which frames local literature as a lens through which to engage with South Africa’s past. With a...
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An excellent teaching tool about South Africa’s journey to freedom

May I have this dance, by Connie Manse Ngcaba, looks set to find readers in schools and libraries across the USA. It has been selected as an Honor Book for 2016 by the Children’s Africana Book Awards Committee, based in the United States. Read an edited version of a...
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“Mmm a touching, inspiring, motivating and courageous story, wow, impressed.” “Love this story wish there were more like this.” This was such a cool read … the message at the end was awesome. “Wow, interesting story, real situations affecting our lives.”

Fundza Fanz – Praise for It Takes Two Vol 2

Ruth Carneson was in conversation with Justice Albie Sachs in Cape Town on 27 January. He said Girl on the Edge “ … drew me in very powerfully… a highly readable and very moving book…” Like so many struggle kids, she grew up in terror – but this stirring memoir offers far more than anger.