Under the Skin
by Catherine MacPhail
illustrated by Tom Percival
Reading Age: 8 Interest Age: 8-12
An inspiring story of a young asylum seeker’s struggle to build a new life with his family in Britain. At last Omar’s family have a safe place to live. But life on the estate isn’t easy. Sam’s always there – in Omar’s tower block, in his class, and in his face. Sam wants to push Omar around, but Omar’s pushing back.