Ways to Live Forever Hardcover Educational Edition by Sally Nicholls


Ways to Live Forever Hardcover Educational Edition by Sally Nicholls

What's the hook? Humourous and honest, this is a powerful and uplifting novel that will appeal to all pupils, through the compelling voice of its narrator. What are the themes? Family, friendship, growing up, death and grief, self-discovery and hope. Teaching points The striking first person narrative switches from memoir, to scrapbook, to encyclopaedia, creating an original and engaging novel that is accessible to all pupils.

About the Author

Sally Nicholls

I was born in Stockton-on-Tees, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. My father died when I was two, and my brother Ian and I were brought up my mother. I always wanted to write - when people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I used to say "I'm going to be a writer" - very definite.

I went to two secondary schools - a little Quaker school in North Yorkshire (where it was so cold that thick woolly jumpers were part of the school uniform) and a big comprehensive. I was very lonely at the little school, but I made friends at the comprehensive and got on all right. I didn't like being a teenager very much, though.

I now live in a little house in Oxford, writing stories, and trying to believe my luck.

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200 pages


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Publication date

12th May 2008



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