The Place for Me

The Place for Me Stories About the Windrush Generation

Short stories

Hardback (03 Jun 2021)

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Explore the lives of the Windrush generation in this full-colour anthology.

With a foreword from Baroness Floella Benjamin, DBE.

This book presents 12 moving tales of sacrifice and bravery, inspired by first-hand accounts of the Windrush generation. 

"Home ain't jus' where you live. Home is your heart an' yer history."

  • Each inspiring story helps to bring the real experience of Black British people into focus.
  • Produced in partnership with Black Cultural Archives to honour the Windrush generation.
  • Includes ten photo-packed fact sections. 

The contributors: K. N. Chimbiri, Kevin George, Salena Godden, Judy Hepburn, Ashley Hickson-Lovence, Kirsty Latoya, Katy Massey, E. L. Norry, Quincy the Comedian, Jermain Jackman. With cover art by Joelle Avelino. 

Black Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of Black people in Britain.

50p from every copy sold goes to BCA.

About the Publisher



Scholastic is an award-winning publisher of original children's books. Scholastic publishes more than 600 new hardcover, paperback, and novelty books each year. The list includes the phenomenally successful publishing properties Harry Potter? and Captain Underpants?, the beloved series Clifford The Big Red Dog?, Goosebumps?, The 39 Clues?, I Spy?, Bone, The Magic School Bus?, Fly Guy, Geronimo Stilton, and The Hunger Games trilogy.

Book information

ISBN: 9780702307904
Publisher: Scholastic
Imprint: Scholastic
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 823.01083529969729041
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 21301
Number of pages: 141
Weight: 620g
Height: 197mm
Width: 257mm
Spine width: 15mm