Strange Gang Kid (Junior African Writers Series Level 4)
Level 4 offers more advanced reading for teenagers and young adults. The content and language are controlled to encourage greater fluency in reading.
Vikani’s village is attacked and burnt down. He escapes to look for his uncle in Soweto, outside Johannesburg. Vikani is forced to join a street gang. Then he is arrested by the police. He gets to Soweto only to be arrested again — for trying to kill an old man who is helping him.