What's Your Problem?
Published by Five Leaves Publications
Jaspal's family moves from the inner city to a Midlands village when his dad opens a shop. He's the only Asian teenager in the village and this new life just isn't for him. Though he quickly becomes friends with some school students, the insults from others begin. Jaspal's dad tells him that everything will be OK, but the racism gets worse. Soon it gets much worse and Jaspal's life will never be the same again.
Bali Rai is one of Britain's leading writers for teenage readers. He has won the Angus, Stockport, Leicester and North East Book Awards. His books include The Last Taboo, Killing Honour and The Gun. He is currently writer-in-residence at the Book Trust. He lives in Leicester.