Rollercoasters: In the Nick of Time Reader

Paperback | February 22, 2009

byRobert Swindells

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"What year is this?"When Charlie falls off a stepping stone in the woods, her whole world suddenly changes. She stumbles in the 21st century, and picks herself up in the middle of the 20th! There are no trainers, no mobile phones - and she's a pupil at a weird outdoor school where the classrooms don't even have walls.Somehow, Charlie has slipped through a nick of time. Can her new friend Jack help her find a way back - or will she be trapped in the past forever?Written in Robert Swindells' trademark snappy prose, this novel about education in 1950s Britain is sure to become a favourite with students and teachers alike.

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"What year is this?"When Charlie falls off a stepping stone in the woods, her whole world suddenly changes. She stumbles in the 21st century, and picks herself up in the middle of the 20th! There are no trainers, no mobile phones - and she's a pupil at a weird outdoor school where the classrooms don't even have walls.Somehow, Charlie h...

Robert Swindells is a prestigious and prolific children's writer and is the winner of many awards including the Carnegie Medal for his novel Stone Cold.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.02 inPublished:February 22, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198328893

ISBN - 13:9780198328896

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"Swindells helps the suspension of disbelief witha careful leavening of information about the 1950's and enough action to keep the story moving along" --Books for Keeps