Run, Rebel

Run, Rebel

Summary

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ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020

WINNER OF THE SHADOWER'S CHOICE AWARD, FROM THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2021
WINNER OF THE UKLA BOOK AWARDS 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SHEFFIELD CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD

I am restless, my feet need to fly.

Amber is trapped - by her father's rules, by his expectations, by her own fears.

Now she's ready to fight - for her mother, for her sister, for herself.

Freedom always comes at a price.

© Manjeet Mann 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Reviews

  • A compelling and emotive verse novel about a young girl defining her place in the world which sensitively explores themes of bullying and domestic abuse . . . a powerful read.
    The Scotsman

About the author

Manjeet Mann

Manjeet Mann is a multi-award winning children's author, actress, playwright and screenwriter. Her debut YA novel RUN, REBEL was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2021 and won the CILIP Carnegie Shadowers Choice Award, The UKLA Award, Diverse Book Award and Sheffield Children's Book Award. It was also a Guardian best book of 2020. Her second novel The Crossing won The Costa Children's Book Award. Manjeet is also the founder of Run The World - a not for profit that uses sport and theatre as a means to empower women and girls.
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