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Six Hours by Pete Johnson
  

Six Hours

Pete Johnson

YA readers   Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly   13+ readers   
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Interest Age Teen Reading Age 7+ Pete Johnson brilliantly captures a moment in two teenagers lives as he gets under the skin of what the pressures they are under. ‘Just Chill’ – Lara’s motto propels Dominic on a wonderful six hours of fun when the pair walk out of an exam early. Having both feigned sickness for different reasons Dominic, nick-named the Nerd and Lara, the hottest girl in the class, find fun in sharing their very different but equally real problems as they enjoy a day off from the pressures of their lives.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

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Six Hours by Pete Johnson

Dominic has been studying for this history exam for weeks. So when he finds himself faking sick and following Lara, one of the coolest girls in school, off the grounds he wonders what's happened to his common sense. Both of them just feel like they've had enough. They need a day off - a day to just chill.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

About the Author

Pete Johnson

Pete Johnson began work as a flm critic for BBC Radio One, then became a teacher. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How to Train Your Parents. Pete’s books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into 24 languages. Also short-listed for Blue Peter Book Award. Read more about the author here.

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Format

Paperback
72 pages

Author

Pete Johnson
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th May 2014

ISBN

9781781123638

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