Annie's Choice by Catherine MacPhail

Annie's Choice

Written by Catherine MacPhail
Illustrated by Vladimir Stankovic

9+ readers   Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly   11+ readers   
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Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8+ Catherine McPhail gives a spine tingling and ghostly edge to a hard-hitting story about a school bully. Karam has changed schools often and is used to making friends easily. But then he meets Alex. Alex has a reputation for being trouble and Karam can do nothing to change it. But Karam is sure that there is something strange about Alex; something that makes him be so mean. Can Karam uncover the secret and what will happen when he does?

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+


Annie's Choice by Catherine MacPhail

A chillingly atmospheric story. Kamal loves his new country, his new city, his new school - it's a fresh start. The only problem is Alex, the school bully. He won't leave Kamal alone and it's starting to tarnish his shiny new life. But when Kamal makes a new friend who promises to help deal with Alex, things start to change. Who is Annie and what power does she have over Alex?

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

About the Author

Catherine MacPhail

Catherine MacPhail is a highly-acclaimed writer of gritty, urban stories which tackle contemporary issues. Many of her books are based on real-life experiences. She has written a number of titles for Barrington Stoke, including Under the Skin and Hide and Seek. Her bestselling book Another Me (Bloomsbury) has been adapted into a film starring Jonathon Rhys Meyers. She has three children and lives in Greenock.

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72 pages


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Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

4th March 2014




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