Jon For Short

Malorie Blackman, illustrated by Vladimir Stankovic
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Tense and horrifying tale on madness that compels the reader to a chilling climax. Jon keeps waking up from a recurring bad dream to find that he is missing his arms and parts of his legs. Kept constantly sedated, as Jon's body disappears his nightmare gets worse. The nurses seem to hate him and the doctor won't answer his questions. Who is Joe? Why do they keep calling him by that name? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 14+

Author bio:

Malorie Blackman is acknowledged as one of today's most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. The novels in her Noughts & Crosses sequence have won several awards, including the Red House Children's Book Award, and she has won many other awards for her books. She is the UK Children's Laureate 2013-2015.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9781781121955
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Barrington Stoke
Pub Date: March 2013
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 12 - 14
Subject: Young adult fiction