The compelling personal story of a teenage girl who stood against her family's faith to convert to Christianity and who gave up everything in her flight from religious persecution.
In 2009 the story broke in national media of a teenage girl who had run away from her Ohio home, claiming that her Muslim father had threatened to kill her for refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Her parents denied the charges and fought to have her returned home, but she became a ward of the state, placed into foster care until she was emancipated at age 18. Today that girl is a young woman still living in an undisclosed location, still convinced her life is under threat, and still passionate about following Jesus, despite the risks.
Teens and young adults will be moved by Rifqa's story of standing up to religious persecution, literally giving up everything to follow her faith.
A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime - the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas.
As a young boy growing up in Port Elizabeth in the 1960s and 1970s, Steven Robins was haunted by an old postcard-size photograph of three unknown women on a table in the dining room. Only later did he learn that the women were his fatherÆs mother and sisters, photographed in Berlin in 1937, before they were killed in the Holocaust.
Who is Louis Van Gaal? An inflexible ex-PE teacher who only knows how to act like a dictator or a footballing visionary that has made him one of the greatest ever European managers? This book tells his story - from his earliest roots to his greatest triumphs - into the man given the task of returning the glory days to Manchester United.
Cass Abrahams, the well-loved and respected chef and entrepreneur from Cape Town, who made Cape Malay food popular throughout South Africa, recounts her life story with honesty and humour, while spicing it up with her trusted recipes.
Imagining the Elephant is a biography of Allan MacLeod Cormack, a physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1979 for his pioneering contributions to the development of the computer-assisted tomography (CAT) scanner, an honour he shared with Godfrey Hounsfield.
Die volle, grootliks onvertelde verhaal van Emily Hobhouse, nie net 'n Anglo-Boereoorlogheld nie, maar ook'n aktivis en stryder teen onreg en onderdrukking op verskeie kontinente. As kampvegter vir vrouestemreg en in haar uitgesproke teenkanting teen onreg is Emily Hobhouse 'n ikoon wat vandag nog inspireer.
Shrouded in secrecy due to their covert work, the legendary Recces have fascinated South Africans for years. Now one of them - Koos Stadler - has written a tell-all book about their missions during the Border War.
The story of Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe is unusual and fascinating. A fallen Emperor makes friends with an impudent and spirited English girl just about to celebrate her thirteenth birthday. Written by Betsy herself in later life it is a charming story. Napoleon was deeply upset when the Balcombe family departed for England and gave her mementoes.