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Suitable for 11 - 18 years

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Product description

Just this once… Please let me get away with it just this once…

A bomb blast in a hotel killed Callie Rose’s grandmother, and everyone assumes a Nought terrorist was to blame. After all, Noughts are still using extreme violence in their fight for equality with the dark-skinned Crosses. But Callie Rose knows the truth. She knows who really made that bomb. And the guilt is tearing her apart… Meanwhile, her boyfriend Tobey is struggling with his own demons. A Nought boy at an exclusive school, Tobey is discovering that he can’t sit in a no-man’s land while the streets around him are carved up by rival gangs. Offered the chance to earn some fast money by making a few ‘deliveries’, Tobey faces a crossroads in his life. Little does he realise how one small decision will bring a fury of violence down upon them both… The explosive fourth novel in Malorie Blackman’s gripping saga of racial and social prejudice.

“Relentless, powerful and extremely relevant” Independent

“Packs a punch” Guardian

“Shocks and twists … powerful teenage emotions” Sunday Times

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780552559607

Publisher

Corgi Childrens

Date published

August 6th, 2009

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AR book level: 4.4; Upper years; 15.0 points

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  • 432 pages
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Author/Illustrator

Malorie Blackman

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    on 24 October 2016

    5 STARS, IT IS BREATH-TAKING ,MIND BOGGLING,AND DRAMATIC .READ.IT.

  2. lebbyland27
    on 6 March 2014

    this book is brilliant, the 3rd book ( check mate ) got me hooked into the series after my friend bought it for me deffinetly read this book

    5out of 5
  3. FallenAngel16
    on 20 October 2013

    Haunting. Breath-taking. Best book ever written, you have to read it.