Transferral

October 24, 2015|
Transferral by Kate Blair
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London, England, present day. This is the world as we know it, but with one key difference: medical science has found a way to remove diseases from the sick. The catch? They can only transfer the diseases into other living humans. The government now uses the technology to cure the innocent by infecting criminals.

It is into this world that Talia Hale is born. Now sixteen and the daughter of a prime ministerial candidate, she discovers that the effort to ensure that bad things happen only to bad people has turned a once-thriving community into a slum, and has made life perilous for two new friends.

When Talia’s father makes an election promise to send in the police to crack down on this community, Talia can only think of how much worse things will be for her friends. Will she defy her father to protect them, even if it means costing him the election?

Tranferral, the debut from Kate Blair, is a chilling look at a world gone wrong because of its efforts to do right.

Kate Blair is a native of Hayling Island, UK, and is now a Canadian citizen living in Toronto. Her first novel, Transferral, was a finalist for the Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award and the Saskatchewan Young Readers Choice Snow Willow Award, and was a Starred Selection of the Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Books for Kids and...
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Title:Transferral
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:180 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:180 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.45 in
Published:October 24, 2015
Publisher:Cormorant Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770864542

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