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The Resource Face, Benjamin Zephaniah

Face, Benjamin Zephaniah

Label
Face
Title
Face
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Zephaniah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Martin Turner, a confident joker and leader of the 'Gang of Three' is in accident which leaves him unconscious in hospital. When he wakes he realises that the accident has left his face severly scarred. Now Martin is on the receiving end of people's prejudices and his life has changed forever.
Biographical or historical data
Benjamin Zephaniah is a high-profile international author who is immensely popular among children and adults. He grew up in Birmingham and Jamaica, and he is strongly influenced by the Jamaican culture and music. His powerful writing is lyrical and often humourous. His novels for young people include Face, Refugee Boy (winner of the Portsmouth Book Award), and most recently Teacher's Dead. As well as novels, he writes poetry, plays and music.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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Zephaniah, Benjamin
Dewey number
TF
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Seventh Grade and over
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Bloomsbury educational editions
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  • Traffic accidents
  • Disfigured persons
  • Prejudices
  • 12+ years; Fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in
  • Teenage Fiction
  • General Fiction
  • Children's / Teenage: Personal & social issues
Summary expansion
Benjamin Zephaniah's debut novel is a powerfully written and shocking story which is brought to life by his simple and direct style. In Face, Zephaniah tells the story of Martin Turner, a confident joker and leader of the 'Gang of Three'. An accident in a stolen car leaves Martin unconscious in hospital. When he wakes up he realises that the accident has left his face severely scarred. Now, Martin is on the receiving end of people's prejudices and his life has changed forever
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Face, Benjamin Zephaniah
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Hardback. Unsewn / adhesive bound
Control code
9781408109090
Dimensions
20x13x2 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9781408109090
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Face, Benjamin Zephaniah
Publication
Note
Hardback. Unsewn / adhesive bound
Control code
9781408109090
Dimensions
20x13x2 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9781408109090
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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