The Sound of Everything (Paperback)Rebecca Henry (author)
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Perfect reading for all fans of Patrice Lawrence and Alex Wheatle, Henry's beautifully wrought debut of a childhood spent in foster care heralds a thrilling and important new voice in YA fiction.
Shortlisted for the Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize 2022
The Sound of Everything is a heart-felt coming of age story for all those who struggle to feel like they deserve love.
Betrayal, rejection, violence Kadie has known it all. She’s tough and prepared for everything. Everything except love.
Kadie has has just arrived in yet another foster home. She trusts no one and lives by the rules: don’t count on anyone, always act, be prepared to lose everything. She’s lost everything more times than she can count but then she meets Lips and learns that some things are even more important than survival. But she has secrets of which she must let go if she is to make a stab at friendship and love.
Publisher: Everything with Words
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'A sensitive, mesmerising coming-of-age novel, this is a must-read for any YA devotee.' - The Independent
'Brilliantly assured' - The Guardian
'A stunning new voice. Outstanding, complex writing. So pleased this book is here!' - Patrice Lawrence
'A rare precocious talent' - Alex Wheatle
'A remarkably accomplished debut from a truly talented author' - Jenny Downham
'Fizzing with energy and purpose, a vibrant new voice in UK YA' - Lisa Williamson
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