Zelah Green, Queen Of Clean
Written by Vanessa Curtis
Part of the Zelah Green Series
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Shortlisted for the Young Minds Book Award 2010
Told in an upbeat, teenage first person narrative, this is a moving and insightful story about coping with a compulsive disorder. Zelah Green describes herself as a Cleanaholic. She spends her life on ‘Germ Alert’ because she’s unable not to worry about the smallest speck of dirt. Mostly it’s manageable; sometimes it is not. Zelah’s stepmother finds it hard and sends Zelah off to a home for ‘crazy people’ in the hope that Zelah can fix herself up. What Zelah finds and how ‘craziness’ really is, is kindly and touchingly observed.
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Zelah Green, Queen Of Clean by Vanessa Curtis
My name is Zelah Green and I am a Cleanaholic. I spend most of my life on Germ Alert. Or Dirt Alert.
Sol, who has brown eyes and olive skin. Sol, who I actually want to touch. Now I'm on Flirt Alert! Maybe, just maybe, something good could happen...
This is a moving story of one girl's attempt to come to terms with her grief, told with humour and real insight.
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