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Title: ORANGEBOY
WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE FOR OLDER CHILDREN, WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE
By: Patrice Lawrence
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1444927205
ISBN 13: 9781444927207
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Publisher: HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP
Pub. date: 2 June, 2016
Pages: 448
Description: A young man has an impossible choice to make, in this powerful urban story that will challenge preconceptions and melt the hardest heart.
Synopsis: WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE FOR OLDER READERS, SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD AND THE YA BOOK PRIZE"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)"What a book! Such a gripping, gritty storyline, with such wonderful, believable characters. Loved it." Tanya Landman, author of Buffalo SoldierNot cool enough, not clever enough, not street enough for anyone to notice me. I was the kid people looked straight through.NOT ANY MORE. NOT SINCE MR ORANGE.Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a promise - he'll never follow his big brother, Andre, down the wrong path. So far, it's been easy, but when a date ends in tragedy, Marlon finds himself hunted. They're after the mysterious Mr Orange, and they're going to use Marlon to get to him. Marlon's out of choices - can he become the person he never wanted to be, to protect everyone he loves?
Publication: UK
Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Prizes: Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Older Fiction 2017 Short-listed for "The Bookseller" YA Book Prize 2017 Short-listed for Costa Children's Book Award 2016
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Book Level : 3.9   Interest Level :  Upper Yrs   Points : 13    Quiz number : 231179   Learn More
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