You Must Be Layla
Published: 2019 by Penguin Random House
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
When Layla attends her new school, she is met with hostility from one boy , the son of the chairman who threatens to terminate her scholarship if she puts a foot out of line. Suspended on day one she is determined to vindicate herself in the eyes of the school, despite her headscarf and long noisy skirt.