Jon For Short
Written by Malorie Blackman
Illustrated by Vladimir Stankovic
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Interest Age Teen Reading Age 7
Prize-winning Malorie Blackman shows off her dark side in this is dramatic nightmare story. Briefly told in easy to read text, a fourteen year old recounts a grisly hospital experience in which he faces confusion, hostility and even amputation! What is going on? And why will no one tell him? Malorie Blackman uses a clever device to retell the key moment of drama in the story.
Jon For Short by Malorie Blackman
Jon keeps waking up from a recurring bad dream to find that he is missing his arms and parts of his legs. Kept constantly sedated, as Jon's body disappears his nightmare gets worse. The nurses seem to hate him and the doctor won't answer his questions. Who is Joe? Why do they keep calling him by that name? Tense and horrifying, this story compels the reader to its chilling climax.
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 14+
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