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The breathtaking second book from the author of Orangeboy, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Older Readers and the YA Book Prize and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award . Praise for Orangeboy:"A truly brilliant book." Malorie Blackman"Incredible book.
Thank you Patrice Lawrence for such a fresh and riveting piece of fiction." Ben Bailey Smith (Doc Brown)Seventeen-year-old Indigo has had a tough start in life, having grown up in the care system after her dad killed her mum.
Bailey, also seventeen, lives with his parents in Hackney and spends all his time playing guitar or tending to his luscious ginger afro.
When Indigo and Bailey meet at sixth form, serious sparks fly.
But when Bailey becomes the target of a homeless man who seems to know more about Indigo than is normal, Bailey is forced to make a choice he should never have to make.
A life-affirming story about falling in love and everyone's need to belong.
4KHN For National Curriculum Key Stage 3, 5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFCB Thrillers (Children's / Teenage), YXF Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage), YXS Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage), YXZ Social issues (Children's / Teenage)