How would you cope if you committed a terrible crime as a youngster - not even a teenager - and were then released back into the community as a young adult, attempting to make a new life for yourself? Scared to ever let down your guard and let people know who you are? Scared to look back and see what 'you' did in the past? And - just a little - hopeful that the future could be so much better than your past- This is what faces Alex in this hardhitting new novel from Sandra Glover. rom an author whose previous books for Corgi have all received good, critical acclaim- Inspiring and thought-provoking' Teaching and Learning about Can You Keep a Secret? (teen pregnancy) A carefully crafted and intelligent work of fiction that inquires into the nature of violence. . . A gripping page turner' Carousel about Crazy Games (violence in computer games vs real violence) Both The Girl Who Knew and The Nowhere Boy were shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award
Sandra Glover is a a writer for children who combines the very best of the worlds of contemporary 'issue' novels with the magic of the best fantasy and adventure stories. Her first book, THE NOWHERE BOY, was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award and the Lanarkshire Children's Book Award; and THE GIRL WHO KNEW was also shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award.