Boys Don't Cry

Suitable for 13 - 16 years

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Imagine. You’re waiting for the postman, about to receive your A-level results. University, a career in journalism… a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings, it’s your old girlfriend, Mel. She’s turned up unexpectedly – with a baby. A baby which she says is yours. That’s bad enough. But then Mel nips out to buy some essentials, leaving you literally holding the baby. And she doesn’t come back… Hard-hitting, contemporary and totally page-turning, Malorie Blackman’s dramatic new novel is a must-read for every teenager.

“A story which, once read, will not easily go away.” Nicholas Tucker, Independent

“A powerful, insightful and equally thought provoking story about a teenage boy coming to terms with his responsibilities… Malorie Blackman’s tough and tender story will grip the hearts of all readers.” Lovereadingforkids.co.uk

Product Details

Catalogue number

3763 in Education Catalogue 2023–24

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780552548625

Publisher

Corgi Childrens

Date published

April 28th, 2011

Lexile measure

HL640L

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.2; Upper years; 10.0 points

Other details

  • 320 pages

Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Malorie Blackman

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Reviews

  1. Cara, Book Club Review Team
    on 3 May 2011

    Well worth a read

    I liked this book because it was different and told the story of teenage parenthood from a boy's point of view and covered some difficult issues. The main characters are very likeable and the book really makes you think. Well worth a read.

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