We’ve let Amnesty International take over the teen site for the week. Find out why and share your suggestions of books that make you think differently about the worldFrom Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mocking Bird to Michael Morpurgo’s Shadow, books help open our eyes to the world. Amnesty International, the organisation of ordinary people from around the world standing up for humanity and human rights, think that stories are an important and powerful way we can learn about what’s happening to other people, wherever in the world they live, and that it’s down to all of us to make a difference in the world. We agree, and so we’ve welcomed Amnesty in to take over the teen site for a week, to look at how reading fiction can help us see the world differently, understand it better, and even, maybe, be the trigger that prompts action about inequality or injustice. We’ll be running a series of interviews each day, in which Amnesty young reporters quiz top teen authors who have written about challenging subjects. Here’s what’s in store:Monday: Phil Earle on writing about Afghanistan in HeroicTuesday: Anna Perera on writing about Guantanamo Bay in Guantanamo BoyWednesday: James Dawson on …read more

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