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Rollercoasters: Rowan the Strange Reader

A beautifully-written novel, sure to capture students' imaginations.

Julie Hearn

Suitable for:  KS3 students (11-14)

Price:  £10.49

ISBN: 978-0-19-912946-1
Publication date: 13/10/2011
Paperback: 352 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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This haunting novel, set at the start of the Second World War, is about mental illness and family relationships, and has been shortlisted for the 2010 CILIP Carnegie Medal.


  • Engaging, believable characters
  • Thought provoking themes, including mental illness, family relationships and personal identity
  • Historical context (WW2) perfect for cross-curricular work
  • Rollercoasters provides engaging, imaginative fiction relevant to the KS3 classroom and accessible to young readers

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