‘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.
Run, Rebel is a trailblazing verse novel that thunders with rhythm, heart and soul - perfect for fans of Sarah Crossan, Elizabeth Acevedo and Rupi Kaur.
'A powerful read' The Scotsman
'A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems' The Guardian
'What a gorgeous, fabulous book!' Nikita Gill
'Heart-breaking, inspiring, exquisite' Liz Hyder, author of Bearmouth (Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize)
Subject: English Language
Fiction Text: Run, Rebel
Author: Manjeet Mann
There are Run, Rebel resources for KS3 and KS4. The activities in both the resource packs are designed to be used alongside the videos of author, Manjeet Mann, who reads aloud the extract and also talks briefly about the book to provide context. See below.
The resources can be used as standalone activities, or used consecutively over the course of a lesson.
Key Stage 4 Resource
The five activities in this Run, Rebel resource pack gives KS4 students opportunities to engage with an unseen fiction text. They include activities on comprehension, structuring ideas and looking for descriptive and narrative techniques, using evidence.
Key Stage 3 Resource
The six activities in this Run, Rebel resource pack gives KS3 students opportunities to develop their reading, writing and speaking skills. They include activities on comprehension, critical analysis, structuring ideas and roleplay.
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 3
How to use the packs?
What is Penguin’s campaign to help diversify English Literature in schools all about, and what is it trying to achieve? As the conversation gets underway, we thought we’d share some key facts – and information on how you can get involved.
Pearson has joined Lit in Colour, a programme launched by Penguin and The Runnymede Trust to explore how to increase UK students’ access to books by writers of colour and those from minority ethnic backgrounds.