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You Killed Me!

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Len Grimsby is dead and he blames Toby. When Len's ghost appears at the end of his bed, Toby is taken back in time to see the repercussions of his actions and unravel the series of events that led to Len's death. Can he save Len from being killed? And can he manage not to screw everything else up in the process?
Paperback, Dyslexia Friendly, 72 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Barrington Stoke
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Nov 11, 2016 Shell rated it it was ok
Another of my daughters suggestions
Was a lot shorter than i was expecting but was ok
Oct 04, 2016 Den rated it liked it
Shelves: teen, 2016
A quick Barrington Stoke book which came into the room today.
As I read the first chapter I thought perhaps it might be quite gruesome but then when you realise one of the characters is a ghost and wants a second chance I got into it. I liked the way the main character had to think about whether to change the future or not and weigh up all the pros and cons.
Disappointed though because there were two spelling mistakes (of the same word) on two different pages. Not good when it is aimed at teenager
Jul 16, 2015 Lorraine rated it it was ok
I don't know what possessed me to pick this up, maybe the ghost of Len Grimsby. Picked this up in the YA section of a library and the blurb seemed interesting enough but I think this was more for kids. I continued reading anyway to see where it'd go and for a story about resetting time it's intriguing to see he butterfly effect play out. Who'd have thought one action could lead to such a massive chain reaction. What this book explores is how even if we try to undo mistakes, there are people ...more
Anthony Burt
Jan 02, 2014 Anthony Burt rated it liked it
This is a short, sharp little book that I read in an hour. About a ghost who shows a boy how he accidentally killed him. It's fun and has a nice, twisty plot and I also love the fact the book is printed on especially designed yellowish paper (with words spaced out) so dyslexic young people can read it more easily.

It's not a high scorer on the stars as it kind of feels like the book was written in a couple of hours - there isn't a great deal of depth to it. Still an enjoyable read though, especia
Lisa Davis
Mar 29, 2016 Lisa Davis rated it liked it
It's important to remember that books like this are written for kids who don't usually want to pick up a book. And this is really well-written compared to the standard books for reluctant readers. It may not have the complexities one would expect from a YA novel, but it has enough content for substantial discussion about consequences of actions. If I were only judging this just against other reluctant reader titles, I'd give it 5 stars.
Reetta Saine
Aug 10, 2016 Reetta Saine rated it liked it
Jännityskirja kauhu-alulla, jossa kuolleista palannut pistää sormensa luodireikään ja kaivaa pikkuisen aivomassaa pyyntönsä tueksi...

Älä heitä krikettimailaa suutuspäissäsi, voit aiheuttaa samalla kuoleman. Voit myös saada mahdolisuuden korjata tekosi. En tiedä, kumpi on pahempaa.

Helppolukuista enkkuvinkkaukseen.
Julia Smith
Aug 28, 2016 Julia Smith rated it it was ok
Fine for reluctant readers, well-written look into the butterfly effect, how one action has a chain reaction of consequences.
Ieva Dzindzeletaite
Feb 23, 2015 Ieva Dzindzeletaite rated it it was ok
This book was very brief it did not contain many details, which I'm sorry to say it bored me quite a bit.
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In his earliest years, Grimsby-born Keith Gray turned from reluctant reader to passionate reader – then straight on to being a dedicated writer. He published Creepers (1996), which was shortlisted for the 1997 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, in his early twenties, and since then has penned a number of award-winning and critically-acclaimed novels. He is a reviewer of teenage fiction for the ...more
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