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Paper Avalanche

Written by Lisa Williamson

Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 13+ readers Featured Books for Young Adults

Paper Avalanche Synopsis

Ro Snow is the girl no-one notices - she doesn't go to parties and she doesn't have friends over. Besides, even if anyone tried to call on her they'd discover that no. 56 Arcadia Avenue isn't her house at all - it's her decoy house. Because her real home, a few doors down, is a tip of rubbish and paper and she can't remember the colour of the carpet it's been so long since she's seen it. Her mum, Bonnie, is a hoarder and Ro lives in terror of social services finding out about the squalor she is forced to live in. But when Noah moves in next door, Ro can't hide the truth from him and she finds herself opening up for the first time in her life. And then there's the new girl at school, the adorable and persistent Tanvi who can see that carefully hidden something-special in Ro too. And it's not long before Ro's carefully constructed castle of loneliness is crumbling down around her, but if she's out in the open, so is her painstakingly guarded secret ...

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ISBN: 9781910989968
Publication date: 05/07/2018
Publisher:
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910989968
Publication date: 5th July 2018
Author: Lisa Williamson
Publisher:
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers, YA readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories

About Lisa Williamson

Lisa Williamson was born and grew up in Nottingham. Following a degree in drama, she worked as an actor for over a decade before writing her debut novel: The Art of Being Normal, which went on to win the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2016. Lisa is also the author of All About Mia and Paper Avalanche and was one of seven contributors to collaborative novel, Floored. When she's not writing, Lisa loves long walks, long talks, dessert, good books and bad TV. She lives in London.  Author photo © Anna Hull  

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