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Furious thing

Author: Jenny Downham
Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anger was something to believe in when the world let her down. FURIOUS THING roars with justifiable anger at an unfair world, as one girl fights to claim back the spaces that belong to her and battles to be heard . . . Lexi's angry. And it's getting worse. If only she could stop losing her temper and behave herself, her step-father would accept her, her mum would love her like she used to and her step-brother would  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction 13+
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Fiction
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Teenage Fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Downham
ISBN: 9781788450980 1788450981 9781788451307 1788451309
OCLC Number: 1112376093
Description: 376 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jenny Downham.

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Bestselling author Jenny Downham (BEFORE I DIE) has created a timely masterpiece that captures the true feelings of a teenage girl in a difficult, troubling and all-too-common situation.  Read more...

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Shortlisted for Costa Children's Book Award ; Sunday Times' Best Books of the Year ; Financial Times' Best Books of the Year ; Irish Times' Best Books of the Year ; 'This book is furiously brilliant' Read more...

 
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