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Blue

 

 

Published by Hodder Bite

Price £4.99
ISBN 0 340 80519 6
 

Fifteen year old Anna Goldsmith lies in a coma after an attempted suicide.

When Anna Goldsmith moves from Surrey to a new school in a small Yorkshire town she worries she won’t fit in – she’s a bit too brainy and her accent sticks out a mile. But Anna’s got everything going for her - she’s attractive, sporty and musical – and Hayley Parkin, the most popular girl in their year, wants to be her best friend. So Anna reckons she’ll be fine. Except that Hayley is not all she seems.

 ‘…A powerful novel of bullying and betrayal…’ Books for Keeps

‘Sue Mayfield’s intense novel unspools at a breakneck pace…’ Publishers Weekly

‘The humanity of the protagonists really shines through in the expert characterisation and writing, making this novel really challenge the reader’s empathy.’ The Bookseller

Blue won the 2003 North East Book Award and was nominated for the 2002 Carnegie Medal.

Blue is published in the USA as Drowning Anna.

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