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The year of the rat

Author: Clare Furniss
Publisher: London Simon and Schuster, 2015. ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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To Pearl there is nothing sweet about her premature half-sister, Rose. It was Rose that caused her mother's death and Rose that turned her world upside down. To Pearl, Rose is The Rat.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Furniss
ISBN: 9781471120282 1471120287
OCLC Number: 903518455
Notes: Contains 34 unnumbered pages of bonus content including 'The last day' a bonus short story by Clare Furniss, reading group questions and Q&A with the author.
Awards: Short-listed for Branford Boase Award 2015
Description: 307 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Clare Furniss.

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Full of bittersweet humour and heartbreaking honesty about loss, love and learning to move on, perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult and Maggie O'Farrell.  Read more...

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The Year of the Rat is already a strong contender for best YA debut of 2014... I never wanted it to end. * Wondrous Reads Blog * I loved this book and want other people to love it too . . . `The Year Read more...

 
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