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Noughts & crosses (Special new ed)

By: Blackman, Malorie

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Part of the Noughts And Crosses series
0552555703 / 9780552555708
Out of print
United Kingdom
20 cm 478 p.
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Quiz No: 205441, Points 14.00, Book Level 4.00,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Previous ed.: London: Doubleday, 2001. Contents: Partial contents: An eye for an eye. Originally published: 2003.
Exciting new edition of the award-winning first novel in this trilogy about racism set in an alternate reality, with the addition of the World Book Day novella AN EYE FOR AN EYE at the end

Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class.

Callum is a nought - a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses.

The two have been friends since early childhood. But that's as far as it can go. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Cross schools...Against a background of prejudice and distrust, intensely highlighted by violent terrorist activity by Noughts, a romance builds between Sephy and Callum - a romance that is to lead both of them into terrible danger...


YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage), YXN Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)

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