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Nicholas Dane

Nicholas Dane

Burgess, Melvin

When Nick's mother dies suddenly, the 14-year-old is sent straight into a boys' home, where he finds institutional intimidation and violence keep order. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can't get any worse but the professionally respected deputy head, Mr Creal, has something much more sinister in mind

Paperback, Book. English. General. Fiction 13+. Young adult fiction.
Published London: Penguin, 2010
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Available at Headquarters and Ross High.

  • Headquarters – One available in Secondary Fiction

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    0926288 Secondary Fiction Teenage Fiction Available Teen issues
  • Ross High – One available in Teenage BUR

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    0973591 Teenage BUR Accelerated Reader Available


Statement of responsibility: Melvin Burgess
ISBN: 0141316330, 9780141316338
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: London: Andersen, 2009.
Physical Description: 407 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Accelerated Reader; AR5.2; AR5; Boys Institutional care Fiction.; Child molesters Fiction.; ARUY; Mothers Death Fiction.