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The stars at Oktober Bend

By: Millard, Glenda

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1910646156 / 9781910646151
Paperback
823.92
02/08/2016
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England
20 cm 266 pages
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More
Quiz No: 231619, Points 8.00, Book Level 4.90,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Originally published: Australia: Allen & Unwin.

Alice is fifteen, with hair as red as fire and skin as pale as bone, but something inside her is broken.

She has a brain injury, the result of an assault. Manny was once a child soldier. He is sixteen and has lost all his family. When Manny first sees Alice, she is sitting on the rusty roof of her river house, looking like a carving on an old-fashioned ship, sailing through the stars.

He has a poem in his pocket and he knows the words by heart. And he is sure that girl has written them. When Manny and Alice meet they find the beginnings of love and healing.

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