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Crongton Knights
by Alex Wheatle

    Publication Date: Mar 27, 2018
    List Price: $12.99
    Format: Paperback, 304 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Young Adult
    ISBN13: 9780349002323
    Imprint: Atom Books
    Publisher: Atom Books
    Parent Company: Atom Books

    Paperback Description:

    Winner of the Guardian Children Fiction’s Prize 2016
    Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2017

    Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died.

    His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door.

    His brother is always out riding the streets at night, tempting trouble.

    And now, having strayed off his turf on a ’heroic’ (if misguided) mission to help out a girl, McKay finds himself facing a friend’s crazy ex-boyfriend, some power-tripping hood-rats and a notoriously violent gangster with a vendetta which hits too close to home.

    Poor McKay. He never asked for trouble … But during one madcap night of adventure and danger, he will find out who his true friends are and what it means to stick with your family.

    Crongton Knights is a very funny, very moving story that shows that although life is testing, the lessons learned the hard way are the ones you’ll never forget.

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