Rollercoasters The Kite Rider
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Rollercoasters The Kite Rider

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Description

The amazing story of Haoyou, strapped to a kite and sent to fly among the clouds and the spirits of the dead. This highly acclaimed novel is full of the sights, sounds and smells of Ancient China, with an epic, adventurous, incredibly moving story.Themes: family, responsibility, coming of age, friendship, cultural differencesTeaching Focus:BLStrong
Characterization lends itself to drama activitiesBLRich language and vocabulary, ideal for sentence level workBLBias and opinion feature in alternating narrativesBLCross-curricular links to History and Religious
StudiesRecommended for students in Years 7 and 8
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 139.95 x 204.98 x 13.97mm | 266g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 019832636X
  • 9780198326366
  • 859,749

Review Text

The amazing story of Haoyou, strapped to a kite and sent to fly among the clouds and the spirits of the dead. This highly acclaimed novel is full of the sights, sounds and smells of Ancient China, with an epic, adventurous, incredibly moving story. Themes: family, responsibility, coming of age, friendship, cultural differences Teaching Focus: * Strong Characterization lends itself to drama activities * Rich language and vocabulary, ideal for sentence level work * Bias and opinion feature in alternating narratives * Cross-curricular links to History and Religious Studies Recommended for students in Years 7 and 8
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Review quote

`Packed with action and intrigue this is an exhilarating new novel from an author who never disappoints


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About Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine has written over 130 books and plays for both adults and children and has won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, Smarties Bronze UK Readers' Association Award, and wrote the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2000. Not the End of the World, won the 2004 Whitbread Children's Book Award, and The White Darkness was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Geraldine is currently taking the
world by storm with Peter Pan in Scarlet, the official sequal to the classic Peter Pan.
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Rating details

1,354 ratings
3.53 out of 5 stars
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4 35% (472)
3 30% (406)
2 12% (158)
1 4% (58)
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