Sarah Dewhurst and her father, outcasts in their little town of Frome, Washington, are forced to hire a dragon to work their farm, something only the poorest of the poor ever have to resort to.
The dragon, ...more
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- 'In a small town in the 1950s, the height of the Cold War, fear and suspicion are undercurrents of ...more
I could review this properly, but it's really not necessary. It's a perfectly good book. It's well written, it has tons of characters that are pretty well-developed (especially given the amount of space they have, seeing as there's so much crammed in), there's a good narrative, it's fast paced and doesn't get bogged down in unnecessary boring world building, the various "issues" (homophobia, racism) were pointed without being too ham-fisted and it was generally very engaging.
But really, ...more
He has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, and the ...more