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              Cane Warriors
                

              Cane Warriors (Hardback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $26.58
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              • Internationally sourced

              Nobody free till everybody free.Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is working on the Frontier sugar cane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the charismatic Tacky. Moa is to be ...a cane warrior, and fight for the freedom of all the enslaved people in the nearby plantations. But before they can escape, Moa and his friend Keverton must face their first great task: to kill their overseer, Misser Donaldson. Time is ticking, and the day of the uprising approaches... Irresistible, gripping and unforgettable, Cane Warriors follows the true story of Tacky's War in Jamaica, 1760.
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              ISBN 9781783449873
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              The Humiliations of Welton Blake
               

              The Humiliations of Welton Blake (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              • Pub Date
                2 Mar 21

              Welton Blake's life is about to go very, very wrong when hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed 'Crongton' author Alex Wheatle.

              ISBN 9781781129494
              Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
              Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Liccle Bit
               

              Liccle Bit (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.32
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              Voice-driven debut YA novel, full of humour and friendship, about a teenage boy who gets caught up in gang culture on an inner city estate. 'A gripping tale of family and friends, love and loyalty' Malorie Blackman, Children's Laureate

              ISBN 9780349001999
              Released NZ 12 May 2015
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Crongton
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Straight Outta Crongton

              Straight Outta Crongton (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $20.99
              • $16.37
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              • In Stock At Publisher

              From the acclaimed author of Liccle Bit and Crongton Knights, comes another story from the South Crong council estate

              ISBN 9780349002880
              Released NZ 13 Jun 2017
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Crongton
              Availability
              2 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Home Girl: or The Miseducation of Naomi Brisset
               

              Home Girl: or The Miseducation of Naomi Brisset (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.32
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              Acclaimed author Alex Wheatle is back with his most powerful and personal and crossover Crongton novel yet.

              ISBN 9780349003252
              Released NZ 4 Apr 2019
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Crongton
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Crongton Knights: Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

              Crongton Knights: Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.59
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              From the acclaimed author of Liccle Bit, comes another story from the South Crong council estate in inner city London.

              ISBN 9780349002323
              Released NZ 8 Mar 2016
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Crongton
              Availability
              5 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Kerb-Stain Boys: The Crongton Broadway Robbery
               

              Kerb-Stain Boys: The Crongton Broadway Robbery (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex; Cover design or artwork by Ardington, Ali

              • RRP: $19.32
              • $19.32
              • Internationally sourced

              A slapdash plan to rob the post office ... what could possibly go wrong in this sharply witty and heartfelt teen-noir novella, from multi-award-winning author Alex Wheatle.

              ISBN 9781781128091
              Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
              Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Super-readable YA
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Brenton Brown
               

              Brenton Brown (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              Juliet is consumed with guilt knowing that her half-brother, Brenton, grew up in children's homes while she received all her mother's love. She marries Clayton, a successful banker, to please her mother. But secretly Clayton has always suspected that there is something between Ju...liet and her half-brother. Meanwhile, Juliet and Brenton try to stay away from what they know is a forbidden love.
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              ISBN 9781906413910
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2011
              Publisher Arcadia Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Not currently available
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              East of Acre Lane
               

              East of Acre Lane (Paperback, New edition)

              By Wheatle, Alex; Introduction by Gilroy, Paul

              • RRP: $32.50
              • $24.16
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              Biscuit lives with his mother, brother and sister. He helps out by hustling on the frontline for the south London badman, Nunchaks. He doesn't want to be doing this for the rest of his life but it's difficult to get out of the trap. But, makes a choice that changes his life forev...er... This is the story of a young man trying to do the right thing.
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              ISBN 9780007225620
              Released NZ 1 May 2006
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Home Boys
               

              Home Boys (Paperback)

              By Wheatle, Alex

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.59
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              • In Stock At Publisher

              Inspired by personal experience, a powerful, moving and beautifully structured novel dealing with the lives of children in care, from award-winning author Alex Wheatle.

              ISBN 9781911350392
              Released NZ 17 May 2018
              Publisher Arcadia Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              149 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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