From Where I Stand by Tabitha Suzuma

From Where I Stand

Written by Tabitha Suzuma

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Winner of the YoungMinds Book Award 2008.

There are no punches pulled in this exciting psychological thriller. After witnessing the death of his mother, Raven’s life is a mess despite help from foster carers and the rest. When a friend suggests that they track down his mum’s killer, Raven begins a terrifying and deeply disturbing journey of discovery.

Tabitha has also written A note of madness - click here to find out more.


From Where I Stand by Tabitha Suzuma

Raven is a disturbed teenager, who, after witnessing the death of his mother, is placed in foster care. Meanwhile, at school, bullies are making his life a living hell. However, an unexpected companion comes in the form of Lotte, a classmate bored by her 'ordinary' friends. Together, they plan to track down Raven's mum's killer.

About the Author

Tabitha Suzuma
Tabitha Suzuma was born in London in 1975 to an English mother and a Japanese father, the eldest of five children. She went to the French Lycée in South Kensington and was a terrible pupil! but spent a lot of my time writing with her left-hand (she's right handed) in an attempt to while away the hours. Being half Japanese, she was sent to Japanese Saturday school. In the term report, the teacher commented that she would make more progress if she didn't always insist on sitting with her feet up on the desk. This still remains her favourite writing position, which is why she now has a reclining chair and a cordless keyboard.

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Random House Children's Books

Publication date

3rd May 2007




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