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Firecracker

Firecracker

by David Iserson

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 27/08/2014

RRP  $23.25 $22.90
Astrid Krieger lives in a rocket ship prototype in the backyard of her parents' estate. Her recent expulsion from the elite Bristol Academy has won her a unique punishment- She'll have to attend public school for the very first time . . .
Praise for Firecracker-
'Thoroughly amusing . . . . Readers who enjoyed the pranks played in John Green's Looking for Alaska will see the similarity and notice the universal fire of youth anew. Read the book (though be warned- Astrid may be influential).'Voya
'Hilarious and witty.'Seventeen.com
'Not your everyday poor-little-rich-girl story. Being called a firecracker is a derogatory term as far as Astrid is concerned, but for readers, it simply means entertaining.'Kirkus (starred Review)
'Iserson deftly manages to make his heroine sympathetic . . . The slightly absurd tinge to the story bursts into full flower in the elaborate climax, but underneath the pageantry is a genuinely moving development for Astrid, and readers will want to hang with her - if only to keep an eye on her.'BCCB (starred Review)
'Fast-paced and funny.'School Library Journal
'Filled with fantastically crafted characters and one-liners that will make you LOL.'Hellogiggles
'David Iserson does a spectacular job.'Newark Star-Ledger
ISBN:
9781595146816
9781595146816
Category:
Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
27-08-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Razorbill
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
336
Dimensions (mm):
211x141x23mm
Weight:
0.31kg

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