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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

Lexile Measure

660L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Family member death; Biracial; Interracial; Race discrimination; single mother; death of a father; biracial child; interracial parents; racism; prejudice; race relations

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; revenge; pregnancy; terrorism; blame; dystonia

Diversity Impact

direct

Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses, #2)


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