Teacher's Dead Nelson Thornes Page Turners by Benjamin Zephaniah
  

Synopsis

Teacher's Dead Nelson Thornes Page Turners by Benjamin Zephaniah

A teacher is stabbed outside school by a student. Jackson, a young boy who witnesses the attack, tries to find out why the teacher was stabbed. Over the course of this investigation Jackson invites the reader to reflect on the many factors that contribute to a crime being committed, and the over-simple way in which we normally view crime

About the Author

Benjamin Zephaniah

Poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah was born on 15 April 1958. He grew up in Jamaica and the Handsworth district of Birmingham, England, leaving school at 14. He moved to London in 1979 and published his first poetry collection, Pen Rhythm, in 1980. Benjamin Zephaniah is an internationally renowned performance poet and acclaimed author of bestselling YA novels: FACE, GANGSTA RAP, TEACHER’S DEAD, REFUGEE BOY and TERROR KID.

He has been Writer in Residence at the Africa Arts Collective in Liverpool and Creative Artist in Residence at Cambridge University, and was a candidate for the post of Professor of Poetry at Oxford University. He holds an honorary doctorate in Arts and Humanities from the University of North London (1998), was made a Doctor of Letters by the University of Central England (1999). Benjamin lives in Lincolnshire.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
184 pages

Author

Benjamin Zephaniah
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Author's Website

www.benjaminzephaniah.com/

Publisher

Nelson Thornes Ltd an imprint of Oxford University Press
www.nelsonthornes.com

Publication date

20th February 2013

ISBN

9781408520284


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