Rollercoasters: Bog Child Reader

Paperback | February 22, 2009

bySiobhan Dowd

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Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of a child. And it looks like she''s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him - his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his mam and da arguing over the Troubles, and him in it up to the neck - a little voice comes to him in his dreams, and the mystery of the bog child unfurls... Ideal for the classroom, this outstanding new novel will captivate your students from beginning to end.

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Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of a child. And it looks like she's been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him - his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his mam and da arguing over the Troubles, and him in it up to the neck -...

'Bog Child' was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.03 inPublished:February 22, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198328915

ISBN - 13:9780198328919

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