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Wing Jones (Paperback)

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Debut novel about a mixed-race family hit by tragedy in 90s Atlanta from a talented young writer. For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants.



Children'sFiction & true storiesFamily & home storiesChildren'sFiction & true storiesRomance & relationships storiesChildren'sFiction & true storiesSporting stories Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 05/01/2017 ISBN-13: 9781406369090  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Katherine Webber was born in Southern California. She studied Chinese literature and language at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and comparative literature at the University of California, Davis. She has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Hawaii and Atlanta. She currently lives in London with her husband, where she works for the reading charity BookTrust. Travel, books and eating out are her favourite indulgences. She also spends far too much time on Twitter. Come and say hello to her @kwebberwrites. Wing Jones is her first novel.

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Wing Jones is such a little treat landing for you on the 12th of January, and I expect you all to go out and get it because it's brilliant. Wing doesn't know where she fits in - mixed race, outside of the social cliques, awkward, in love with her brother's best friend. When her golden boy brother drunk drives, resulting in the death of passengers and landing himself in a coma, Wing struggles to keep her world together. Wing Jones is an incredibly rich book that honestly deals with tragedy and grief. It is riddled with the hope of small positive moments and makes me want to always be the best me I can be. Well done Katherine Webber and thank you. Thank you to Walker for the review copy.

- 15/12/2016
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