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Blackman, Malorie

Works: 223 works in 1,059 publications in 11 languages and 19,321 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Romance fiction  Dystopian fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Dystopias  Poetry  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Author of introduction, Originator, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: PR6102.L335, 823.914
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Naughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman( Book )
111 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
Callum and Sephy are teenagers living on different sides of a racial divide. Callum is from the despised group of Noughts, Sephy belongs to the elite Crosses. Their childhood friendship turns to first love, but is threatened when strict racial and sexual taboos lead those around them to violent acts with tragic consequences. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Knife edge by Malorie Blackman( Book )
48 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Following Callum's death, the people who loved him relate how their lives have been changed, especially in reference to his girlfriend, Sephy, and their mixed-race child
Checkmate by Malorie Blackman( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Rose has a Cross mother and a Nought father in a society where the pale-skinned Noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a lifelong battle against prejudice. As she discovers the truth about her parentage, she finds herself drawn into a dangerous game of high stakes
Hostage by Malorie Blackman( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Irish and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Angela is held to ransom and needs all of her wits to survive
Boys don't cry by Malorie Blackman( Book )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"You have it all planned out. A summer of freedom, university, a career as a journalist - your future looks bright. But when the doorbell rings it's your ex-girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby. You agree to look after it, just for an hour or two. Then she doesn't come back and your life changes for ever"--Back cover. First person recount
Double cross by Malorie Blackman( Book )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Everyone assumes the bomb that killed Callie Rose's grandmother was the work of a nought terrorist. But Callie Rose knows the truth. Her boyfriend Tobey is worried about his own future. Tobey hopes to go to university, get a good job and leave the dangerous streets of his childhood behind. Then he is offered the chance to earn some ready money
Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins by Malorie Blackman( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
The plans that Maxine, the Girl Wonder, and her younger brothers, the Terrific Twins, come up with usually mean trouble for their mother
Pig-heart boy by Malorie Blackman( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
You're thirteen. All you want is a normal life. But most kids don't need heart transplants. So there's this doctor. He says there's a chance for you. But he also says it's experimental, controversial and risky. And it's never been done before
Hacker by Malorie Blackman( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 420 libraries worldwide
When Vicky's father is accused of stealing from the bank where he works, Vicky is determined to prove his innocence. But how, when all the evidence is hidden in computer files?
Stuff of nightmares by Malorie Blackman( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Kyle has always been afraid of things, especially dying. But when he gets on the train that is taking him and his class on a school trip, he has no idea how close to Death he is going to come. Death enters the train and Kyle moves with him, past his friends, who are frozen in time, in life-or-death situations. Kyle finds that he can pick up on their deepest, darkest fears - real things that have happened to them, or may happen in the future, and sometimes their surreal nightmares too. Kyle realizes that he isn't the only one who has buried fears and, more importantly, he now burns with the desire to live, and to live without fear. But will Death release him?
Thief! by Malorie Blackman( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Lydia's family has just moved from London to the north of England, and she is bullied and falsely accused of theft at her new school. Then she is caught in a freak storm on the moors which sweeps her 37 years into the future. Her town has become a dystopia, under the rule of a cruel dictator. In order to change the future, she must confront her own past, or she can never go home again. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacekeeping force - to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy. When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel - a beautiful girl named Rhea. Haunted from that moment on by strange visions and memories - memories that could only belong to Rhea - he realises he hasn't been told the truth about what the rebels really want, and what he's really fighting for - cover
Sinclair, wonder bear by Malorie Blackman( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Emily's stuffed bear Sinclair is a superhero, going out every night and changing himself into different materials, from steel to rubber to glass, to help people all over the world. Includes facts about materials
Tell me no lies. by Malorie Blackman( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Gemma cuts out pictures for her scrapbooks, pictures of mothers like the one she will never ever see again. Mike is a new boy at shool, a boy who is desperate not to be noticed. A boy who has a secret so terrible it will haunt him forever. But Gemma's sure she's seen Mike's face before. And now she's out to get him. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E. by Malorie Blackman( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"It’s a normal Friday evening for Elliot — until the police knock on the door and tell him his mum’s in serious trouble! A security video clearly shows her breaking into a giant pharmaceutical company on behalf of the environmental action group A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E. Elliot can hardly believe it. His mom’s a secretary, isn’t she? Not a spy! And even worse — now she’s gone on the run."--Publisher description
Operation Gadgetman! by Malorie Blackman( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Welsh and held by 302 libraries worldwide
"Beans calls her dad 'Gadgetman' because of the weird and wonderful gadgets he comes up with ... But when Gadgetman accidentally invents a device that could be used to steal millions of pounds, the wrong people find out and Gadgetman is kidnapped! With the help of her friends ... Beans is determined to track down the kidnappers and rescue her dad."--Page 4 of cover
A new dress for Maya by Malorie Blackman( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Longing for a new dress from the store, Maya is disappointed to attend a party in a dress made by her mother, but she receives a pleasant surprise when she sees what the other girls are wearing
Cloud busting by Malorie Blackman( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Sam's Mum thinks he should be friends with Davey but Sam thinks he's a pain. But when the two boys are thrown together, Sam finds Davey's eccentric way of looking at the world makes life seem a lot more exciting, until something terrible happens. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Dangerous reality by Malorie Blackman( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Dominic is really proud of his Mum, she invented VIMS. She's also about to marry Jack which will give Dominic the best stepdad he could wish for. VIMS can do anything, disarm a landmine, hold a baby. But when VIMS attacks violently without warning, Dominic realizes it is no longer a fantastic game. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The monster crisp-guzzler by Malorie Blackman( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 libraries worldwide
At her new school, Mira discovers she has a very unusual teacher - a teacher who turns into a real live dragon when she eats crisps! This comes in very handy when the class runs into trouble on a school trip to the seaside
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Alternative Names
Blackman, Malorie 1962-
blackman, Oneta Malorie
Blackman Oneta Malorie 1962-....
Malorie Blackman britische Autorin
Malorie Blackman Brits schrijfster
Malorie Blackman scrittrice britannica
맬러리 블랙맨 1962-
블랙맨, 말로리 1962-
블랙맨, 맬러리 1962-
블랙맨, 맬로리 1962-
ブラックマン, マロリー
English (381)
French (56)
German (24)
Japanese (5)
Italian (4)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (3)
Welsh (2)
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