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My sister lives on the mantelpiece

By: Pitcher, Annabel

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1780621868 / 9781780621869
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20 cm 234 pages
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More
Quiz No: 220719, Points 9.00, Book Level 5.20,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Orion Children's Books, 2011.

A bestselling, moving, poignant yet gently funny novel about one boy's struggle to deal with the aftermath of his sister's death in a terrorist attack.

This book is more relevant today than ever. Five years ago, Jamie's sister, Rose, was blown up by a terrorist bomb.

His family is torn apart by their grief. His mum runs away. His dad turns to drink and hate. Rose's surviving twin sister Jasmine stops eating, gets piercings and dyes her hair pink - anything to look different to her twin.

But Jamie hasn't cried in all that time. To him, Rose is just a distant memory. Jamie is far more interested in his cat, Roger, his Spiderman T-shirt, and his deep longing and unshakeable belief that his Mum will come back to the family she walked out on months ago. But moving away for a Fresh New Start introduces Jamie to something else very interesting - a girl named Sunya.

Sunya is bright, exciting and fun, and the one person at school he can call a friend.

But how far can this new friendship grow when Jamie is desperate that his dad doesn't find out?


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