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Product Description

Can the future ever erase the past?

In a world divided by racial hatred, Callie Rose is imprisoned by her skin. Neither black nor white, she fits in nowhere – till the fight for equality draws her into a deadly game. Sephy, her mother, has told Rose virtually nothing about her father. As Rose grows up, she becomes determined to know more, and to honour both sides of her heritage. But her father’s family has a complicated history – one tied up with the fight for Nought equality. And as Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into this world, she finds herself drawn inexorably into danger. Suddenly it’s a game of very high stakes; a game that can only have one winner…

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780552551946

Publisher

Corgi Childrens

Date published

August 22nd, 2006

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.3; Upper years; 17.0 points

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  • 512 pages
Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Malorie Blackman

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Malorie Blackman has written over fifty books and is acknowledged as one of today’s most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. Her best-loved books include the highly acclaimed Noughts and Crosses sequence and Pig Heart Boy, which also became a major BBC TV series. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, and has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children’s books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature. She has been described by The Times as ‘a national treasure’ and was the Children’s Laureate 2013-15.

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  1. Evie 113313

    Bubblegum1234
    on 8 March 2014

    GREAT

  2. Hayley 113303

    Spidergirl
    on 6 March 2014

    Keepsake book

    4out of 5
  3. Giraffe zebra 113509

    heart29
    on 5 March 2014

    a fabulous book by an amazing author

    5out of 5
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    lebbyland27
    on 4 March 2014

    i absoloutley fell in love with this book. i could not put it down, it is just a really good book that is very interesting and really good. i cant wait to read the beginning book which i have not read.

    5out of 5
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    FallenAngel16
    on 20 October 2013

    I’ll never stop reading this book! It’s haunting and beautiful and will stay with me forever! 100 stars! It’s so good!!!

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    diaryofawimpykid16
    on 2 April 2012

    My friend has got this too. The front cover makes it look even better!

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    flossy1998
    on 27 May 2011

    Malorie Blackman done it again ! her books are beatiful i cnt wait to read double cross!!