Bahrain, 1970. After a summer spent with her family, fifteen-year-old Anna is flying back to boarding school in England when her plane is hijacked by Palestinian terrorists and taken to the Jordanian desert. Demands are issued. If they are not met, the terrorists will blow up the plane, killing all hostages. The heat becomes unbearable; food and water supplies dwindle. All alone, Anna begins to face the possibility that she may never see her family again. Inspired by true events, this is a story about real people facing horror with courage and resilience.
About the Author
Miriam Moss was born in England but grew up in Africa, China and the Middle East and now lives in East Sussex with her family. In 1970, on her way back to boarding school in the UK, her plane was hijacked by Palestinian terrorists. Girl on a Plane is her story. Visit her website at http://miriammoss.com/
"This is an intense, realistic, and absolutely gripping story ..." —School Library Journal