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The opposite of chocolate, Julie Bertagna

Label
The opposite of chocolate
Title
The opposite of chocolate
Statement of responsibility
Julie Bertagna
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's a long, hot summer - and a climactic one. For 14-year-old Sapphire it brings the awesome, terrifying realization that she is pregnant - a discovery that catapults her into the eye of a storm as her body, her future, her life, become a battleground for everyone's needs but her own.
Biographical or historical data
Julie Bertagna has had remarkable success in her short writing career. She won a Scottish Arts Council bursary for her first novel THE SPARK GAP. SOUNDTRACK won the SAC's Children's Book Award. DOLPHIN BOY was shortlisted for the NASEN and Blue Peter Awards, and THE ICE CREAM MACHINE is being developed for TV. EXODUS, the launch title for Young Picador and her first novel for Macmillan, has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bertagna, Julie
Dewey number
TF
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pregnant schoolgirls
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • 12+ years; Fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in
  • Teenage Non-Fiction
  • Personal Issues
  • Children's / Teenage personal & social issues: Sexuality & relationships
Summary expansion
A second novel for Young Picador from Whitbread-shortlist star! It's a long, hot summer - and a climactic one. For 14-year-old Sapphire it brings the awesome, terrifying realisation that she is pregnant - a discovery that catapults her into the eye of a storm as her body, her future, her life, become a battleground for everyone's needs but her own. Meanwhile, out in the humid urban night, a mysterious firebug is running wild, working out his own anger and confusion with dramatic consequences. Somehow, from this cauldron of emotion and fear, Sapphire must find a way to take control of her life - and make the most agonising and lonely of choices
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The opposite of chocolate, Julie Bertagna
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback
Control code
9780330397469
Dimensions
20x13 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780330397469
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The opposite of chocolate, Julie Bertagna
Publication
Note
Paperback
Control code
9780330397469
Dimensions
20x13 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780330397469
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      51.4875785 -0.1684068
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