Praise for Run, Rebel – a Guardian best book of 2020: A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems . . . Mann’s brilliant, coruscating verse novel lays out the anatomy of Amber’s revolution, and the tentative first flowerings of hope and change. Guardian
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE UKLA BOOK AWARDS 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SHEFFIELD CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD 2021
I am restless, my feet need to fly.
Amber is trapped – by her father’s rules, by his expectations, by her own fears.
Now she’s ready to fight – for her mother, for her sister, for herself.
Freedom always comes at a price.
Run, Rebel is a trailblazing verse novel that thunders with rhythm, heart and soul – perfect for fans of Sarah Crossan, Elizabeth Acevedo and Rupi Kaur.
‘A powerful read’ The Scotsman
‘A tightly crafted series of punchy, often heartbreaking narrative poems’ The Guardian
‘What a gorgeous, fabulous book!’ Nikita Gill
‘Heart-breaking, inspiring, exquisite’ Liz Hyder, author of Bearmouth (Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize)
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