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Mockingbird

Usborne Modern Classics

by Kathryn Erskine

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Caitlin misses her brother every day. Since his death in a school shooting, she has no one to explain the world to her. And for Caitlin, the world is a confusing place. She hates …read more

Interest Age

  • 9-11 years

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Additional Details

Title Mockingbird
ISBN 9781409541677
Author by Kathryn Erskine
Series Usborne Modern Classics
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
Imprint Usborne Publishing
Publication Date 1 January 2018
Format EPUB
Number of Pages 256
Filesize 2.17 MB
Interest Age 9-11 years (9-11)
Edition New edition
Language EN
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Ebook NZ Composite Starter Pack Years 1 - 13
Ebook NZ Intermediate Starter Pack Years 7 - 8
Ebook AUS Composite Starter Pack Years 1 - 13

Reviews

A lovely, perceptive and poignant story.

Author Biography

Kathryn Erskine grew up country-hopping, living in the Netherlands, Israel, South Africa and Scotland before finally setting in Virginia, USA. After working as a lawyer for fifteen years, Kathryn realized that her real passion lay in writing. Mockingbird is her first novel to be published in the UK, and has already garnered high praise in America, winning a National Book Award in 2011.

Description

Caitlin misses her brother every day. Since his death in a school shooting, she has no one to explain the world to her. And for Caitlin, the world is a confusing place. She hates it when colours get mixed up, prefers everything to be black-and-white, and needs to check her Facial Expressions Chart to understand emotions. So when Caitlin reads the definition of "closure", she decides that's what she needs. And as she struggles to find it, a world of colour begins to enter her black-and-white life...

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