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A good girl's guide to murder

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405293181

Publication Date: 2 May 2019

Subject: Older teen novels

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11)

AR: 5.4 UY

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A girl finds herself in danger when she uncovers hidden secrets about a historic murder that happened in her town five years ago.

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Summary

A girl finds herself in danger when she uncovers hidden secrets about a historic murder that happened in her town five years ago.

The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. Almost everyone.

Having grown up in the small town that was consumed by the crime, Pippa Fitz-Amobi chooses the case as the topic for her final project. But when Pip starts uncovering secrets that someone in town desperately wants to stay hidden, what starts out as a project begins to become Pip's dangerous reality.

NOTE: Contains violence, underage drinking, drug use and dealing and references to rape.

NOTE: Branford Boase Award Shortlist 2020
NOTE : Shortlisted for the British Book Awards 2020
NOTE : YA Book Prize Shortlist 2020


Book of the week

Meaty murder mystery that keeps the reader guessing right to the very twisty end. Protagonist is funny, tenacious & entirely believable. A terrific debut with stacks of teen appeal.

Awards
  • Winner - British Book Awards - Children's Fiction 2020
  • Shortlisted - Branford Boase Award 2020
  • Shortlisted - Waterstones Children's Book Prize (Older fiction) 2020
  • Shortlisted - YA Book Prize 2020
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Contains violence, underage drinking, drug use and dealing and references to rape.

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Older teen novels
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2 May 2019
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9781405293181
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Paperback
Pages
433
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
304g
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