Amita and her family relocate to a new town after her father's business is destroyed in a fire. Hoping for a better life in her new home, Amita is sad when her bitter father refuses to allow her to mix with her white neighbours. She becomes the victim of racial abuse at school. Will she always be hated for being different? Fighting Back is part of the Shades 2.0 series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant and struggling readers. The Shades 2.0 books offer fast-paced, shorter stories (just 64pp each) for older readers who may find longer books too daunting, but who still want the excitement of a great story told with pace and style. Fighting Back is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 years.