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ONE OF THE GUARDIAN’S BEST BOOKS OF 2020

WINNER OF THE SHADOWER’S CHOICE AWARD, FROM THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2021
WINNER OF THE UKLA BOOK AWARDS 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SHEFFIELD CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD

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.

© Manjeet Mann 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Critics Review

  • 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

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