Shahana, Through My Eyes

Dr David Corlett host of SBS TV's Go Back to Where you Came From will launch the new series Through My Eyes. Shahana is the first book in this series.

The launch will be at the East Melbourne Library on Thursday 6 June at 5 p.m.

Shahana is a new release by Allen & Unwin in June 2013.


Orphans Shahana and her little brother, Tanveer live in the shadow of the Line of Control which divides Kashmir in two. When they save a young fugitive from the wild dogs their lives are made even more complicated. 


Shahana is the first of a series of books which show how war affects young people. Others in the series include Amina by J.L. Powers, set in Somalia; Naveed by John Heffernan, set in Afghanistan and Emilio by Sophie Masson, set in Mexico.


Series creator and editor, Lyn White


Suitable for middle school.