YA Books Around the World – Part 2 – North and South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East

In my last post I included books set in different countries in Europe and in the follow up post I am looking at the rest of the world.


Australia – Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis

China – Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah

Hong Kong – The Walled City by Ryan Graudin

Malaysia – Earth Dragon Fire Hare by Kim Catran

Indonesia – The Sea Sisters by Lucy Clarke

Cambodia – Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

India – Q & A by Vikas Swarup

Nepal – The Everest Files by Matt Dickinson

Afghanistan – A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Dubai – The Lost Riders by Elizabeth Laird

Israel – The Wall by William Sutcliffe


Botswana – The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

South Africa – Spud by John van de Ruit

Zimbabwe – Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace

Nigeria – Half of a Yellow Sun by Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie

Ethiopia – The Prince who Walked With Lions by Elizabeth Laird

Congo – The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Somalia – Hostage Three by Nick Lake


America – Amy and Roger’s Epic Adventure by Morgan Matson

Curacao (The Caribbean) – The Cay by Theodore Taylor

Haiti – In Darkness by Nick Lake

Brazil – Trash by Andy Mulligan

Lots of books here but still plenty of countries unaccounted for – what am I overlooking?

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