Age: 13+ & YA
Size: 198x129 mm
Publication date: August 2012
World Rights Rights sold: Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Audio UK, Audio World English, USA
WINNER OF THE LANCASHIRE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2013.
In the heat and dust of war, young British army medic Elinor Nielson watches an Afghan girl walk into a hail of bullets. But when she runs to help, Ellie finds her gone. Who is she? And what’s happened to her? What Ellie discovers makes her question everything she believes in – even her feelings for the American lieutenant who takes her side.
'David Massey’s debut novel is life-affirming. Modern and sympathetic, it will grab the hearts and minds of young adult readers everywhere.'
Five a.m. I’m woken by yapping dogs and the first distant call to prayer, carried to me on a light breeze. My first morning in