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An eye for an eye

By: Blackman, Malorie

Part of the Noughts And Crosses series
0552549258 / 9780552549257
Paperback
823.914
27/02/2003
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
England
20 cm 52 p.
teenage  Learn More
Quiz No: 206591, Points 1.00, Book Level 4.10,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Published for World Book Day 2003.
Malorie Blackman has won many prizes for her fiction, including the WHSmith's Mind-Boggling Books Award and the Young Telegraph/Gimme5 award for "Hacker", the Young Telegraph/Fully Booked award for "Thief!" and a shortlisting for the Carnegie Medal for "Pig-Heart Boy". Her novel "Noughts and Crosses" has won both the Children's Book Award and the the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2002.

Can two wrongs ever make a right? Sephy is a Cross - the daughter of a top politician and a member of the ruling class.

She is also six months pregnant. But Sephy's baby will be a mixed-race child, its father a nought - in world where the two classes are divided by colour and never treated as equals.

Even worse, the baby's father, Callum, is dead. And now Sephy - and her sister, Minerva - must face a violent confrontation with Callum's brother, Jude, who is thirsting for revenge.

For Jude reckons that Sephy was responsible for Callum's death.

BIC:

5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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