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And the stars were burning brightly
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And the stars were burning brightly

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471178771

Publication Date: 5 Mar 2020

Subject: Older teen novels

Suitable for: Secondary

Set in Manchester, 15-year-old Nathan and his friend Megan start investigating the reasons for his older brother Al's suicide, only to uncover an intense campaign of bullying.

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Summary

Set in Manchester, 15-year-old Nathan and his friend Megan start investigating the reasons for his older brother Al's suicide, only to uncover an intense campaign of bullying.

When fifteen-year-old Nathan discovers that his older brother Al, has taken his own life, his whole world is torn apart.

Al was special.
Al was talented.
Al was full of passion and light ... so why did he do it?

Convinced that his brother was in trouble, Nathan decides to retrace Al's footsteps. As he does, he meets Megan, Al's former classmate, who is as determined as Nathan to keep Al's memory alive.

Together they start seeking answers, but will either of them be able to handle the truth about Al's death when they eventually discover what happened?

NOTE: Contains violence and swearing

NOTE: Publisher's note on back cover, "Warning - this novel contains themes that some readers may find upsetting, including suicide and intense bullying."

The author herself attempted suicide as a teenager due to bullying

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TF
Subject
Older teen novels
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5 Mar 2020
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781471178771
Binding
Paperback
Pages
388
Width
128mm
Height
198mm
Weight
276g
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