Run, Rebel (Paperback)Manjeet Mann (author)
An explosive verse novel centred on the coming-of-age of a young girl fighting against her own self-doubt and the strict expectations of her father.
Shortlisted for the The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021
I am restless, my feet need to fly.
Amber is trapped - by her father's rules, by his expectations, by her own fears. Now she's ready to fight - for her mother, for her sister, for herself. Freedom always comes at a price.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 341 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
A compelling and emotive verse novel about a young girl defining her place in the world which sensitively explores themes of bullying and domestic abuse . . . a powerful read. - The Scotsman
'A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems - Guardian
A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems - Guardian
What a gorgeous, fabulous book! - Nikita Gill
Heart-breaking, inspiring, exquisite - Liz Hyder author of Bearmouth (Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize)
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“Brilliantly powerful verse novel”
From the first page, Mann’s writing had utterly hooked me into Amber’s story. The verse almost pulses with such emotion and seethes with scarcely contained anger from the first line.
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“I can already tell that this is going to be one of my favourite books of 2020!”
I don't even know where to start in explaining how brilliant 'Run, Rebel' is. I sat down yesterday to start it and just sped through it in a couple of hours as it is in verse and quite easy to read.... More
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