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Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses, #2)

Title

Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses, #2)

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781416900184

Pages

362 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

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.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; Racism; race discrimination; biracial child; interracial parents

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Lancashire County Library Children's Book of the Year Award, 2005, Short List

Keywords

grief; despair; prejudice; race relations; revenge; racially mixed children

Diversity Impact

direct

Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses, #2)

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