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Martin, Peer (Author) Büro Süd GmbH (Illustrator)

An eye-opening book: unsettling, poetic, socially enlightening.
Socially enlightening young adult literature of the very highest standard
Nuri is from Syria and lives at a home for asylum seekers. Calvin lives just a few doors down the road and is a member of a right-wing teenage gang. When the two meet each other, Nuri tells him about her native village on the edge of the desert and how beautiful it was, but that then the wings of evil swooped down and cast their shadow across the land. The more Calvin learns about the girl with the dark eyes, the more he falls in love with her. Calvin decides to leave his gang – but getting away from his old friends isn’t so easy.
A moving love story amid social conflict, full of poetry and beauty. A painfully frank portrait of society with a Romeo and Juliet story all its own.

SUMMER UNDER BLAC WINGS won the German Youth Literature Award in 2016!

“With deep insight Peer Martin depicts the ground on which hatred grows, and in precise detail he describes the mechanisms at work within the group. This makes the story credible. But Martin’s novel is much more than an educational work. It is gripping and moving, and it takes its life from characters one does not want to be parted from.” Neue Zürcher Zeitung

“A multilayered book that makes the reader sit up and think; an incitement to resist every form of Neo-Nazism.” (Büchermagazin 04/2015) | 16 +

    Nitschke, Julia (Author) Schultz, Ruth (Author)

    Say What You Think. Do What You Think is Right

    The self-help book for life: political, provocative, informative and inspiring

    Which prejudices are you secretly harbouring? Can boys be feminists too? And why is it sometimes so hard to say no?

    You don’t just get your opinions from out of the blue. You have to form them yourself. Sounds like hard work? Well, it is. But it’s good fun too! The co-authors Ruth and Julia take you with them on a journey to find yourself and to engage with the hot topics of our times. So grab a pen and set off – this book can’t function without you!

    For teenagers and young adults seeking a fun challenge | For teenagers and adults

      Loud and clear, higgledy-piggledy, nonconformist and full of power – that’s what demonstrations are like all over the world. Whether fighting for women’s rights, against climate change or for the protection of the environment, demonstrators everywhere are proclaiming their views loudly and with humour. Here’s a calendar for people who think take a stand – a week by week companion for the whole year. The detachable postcards can be sent, stuck on the wall, or used for sharing ideas! | 10 +

        Martin, Peer (Author) Andersen, Nils (Illustrator)

        When everything has been taken from you, you have nothing to lose. Nineteen-year-old Canadian Mathis accompanies Hope, an 11-year-old Somali, as he flees right across South America. The two have barely set out, when two shady characters start following them – and they are not the only threat to confront Hope and Mathis on their breath-taking journey. As they travel through the Amazon rainforest, across the Panamericana highway and on the roof of a high-speed goods train speeding along, death lurks in the shadows on all sides; they barely escape with their lives on more than one occasion. Will the pair make it to freedom?

        - Fast-paced, political adventure novel touching on controversial topics, such as climate change, refugees and world politics
        - Highly topical, captivating and disturbing. Exceptionally absorbing right from the very first page
        - With vignettes, notes and additional information for each chapter
        - Topical, gripping and unsettling: the latest novel by German Youth Literature Prize laureate Peer Martin | 16 +

          Steffan, Philipp (Author) Morfeld, Caroline (Author) Gralke, Tobias (Author)

          Recognising right-wing language patterns: the highly topical follow-up to "Say Something!".

          Why is language so important? Because HOW we say something is fundamentally linked to WHAT we say. In this new volume, the activist organisation “Tadel verpflichtet! e.V.” exposes right-wing populist language and the world view behind it. Practical examples help the reader to judge difficult situations accurately, and to counter them politely but radically.

          Clear Message: Speak out against right-wing extremism!

          More than 25.000 copies of "Say Something!" sold! | 12 +

            Schröer, Silvia (Author)

            Write Stories! Preferably Your Own

            Bursting with ideas to encourage creative self-reflection

            The poetry album re-booted: two fantastic gifts for adults, too

            Together, work out who you are, what you believe in, and what your friendship means. Fire questions at one another, and solve problems together. Write everything down. Draw, scribble, make ... however you do it, you can create a unique snapshot of your friendship – in book format. | 12 +