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The accident season

Author: Moïra Fowley-Doyle
Publisher: London : Corgi, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's the accident season, the same time every year. Bones break, skin tears, bruises bloom. The accident season has been part of seventeen-year-old Cara's life for as long as she can remember: a month of mysterious injuries and tragedies, which casts a constant shadow over Cara and her family. This year, the accident season will break more than just bones. Because Cara is starting to ask questions - and all her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Paranormal fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moïra Fowley-Doyle
ISBN: 9780552571302 055257130X
OCLC Number: 911583457
Awards: Short-listed for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Older Fiction 2016
Description: 280 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The accident season has been a part of seventeen-year-old Cara's life for as long as she can remember. In these weeks every year, foreshadowed by the deaths and disappearances of many relatives before them, Cara and her family become inexplicably accident-prone. They banish knives and scissors to locked drawers, cover sharp table edges with padding, and switch off all electrical items --
but injuries follow them wherever they go, and the accident season becomes an ever-growing obsession and fear. But why are they so cursed? And how can they break free?
Responsibility: Moïra Fowley-Doyle.

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It's the accident season, the same time every year. They banish knives to locked drawers, cover sharp table edges with padding, switch off electrical items - but injuries follow wherever they go, and  Read more...

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