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The divided city

The divided city

Breslin, Theresa

A young man lies bleeding in the street in Glasgow. Graham doesn't want to be involved. He just wants to play football with his new mate, Joe. But when he witnesses a shocking moment of violence, suddenly he and Joe are involved; with Catholics and Protestants, a young Muslim asylum-seeker and his girlfriend, and all the old rivalries and fears. A young man lies bleeding in the street. It could be any street, in any city. But it's not. It's Glasgow. And it's May - the marching season. The Orange Walks have begun. Graham doesn't want to be involved. He just wants to play football with his new mate, Joe. But when he witnesses a shocking moment of violence, suddenly he and Joe are involved - with Catholics and Protestants, a young Muslim asylum-seeker and his girlfriend, and all the old rivalries - and fears...This is a gripping tale about two boys, who must find their own answers - and their own way forward - in a world divided by differences

Book. English. Children's stories. Fiction (Children's).
New ed.
Published London : Corgi Childrens : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd : [distributor] Random House Australia : [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd : [distributor] Booksite Afrika 2006
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Statement of responsibility: Theresa Breslin
Distributor: London: Corgi Childrens; [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd; [distributor] Random House Australia; [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd; [distributor] Booksite Afrika, 2006
ISBN: 0552551880, 9780552551885
Intended audience: from 9 to 11.
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Theresa Breslin is a well-respected author, popular with librarians, teachers and children. She has won the Carnegie Medal for WHISPERS IN THE GRAVEYARD and achieved critical success with her two novels about KEZZIE, set in the Second World War. Her titles include the DREAM MASTER titles for Corgi Yearling and REMEMBRANCE for Doubleday/Corgi. Author lives: Lenzie, Scotland.
Physical Description: 256 p. ; 20x13x2 cm.
Subject: Catholic Church Relations Protestant churches Juvenile fiction.; Glasgow (Scotland) Race relations Juvenile fiction.; 9-11 years; Fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in.; Protestant churches Relations Catholic Church Juvenile fiction.; Fiction 9+.; General.