"brave and intelligent" BookTrust
BOOKTRUST TEENAGE PRIZE 2005 WINNER
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL & WHITBREAD BOOK AWARD 2005A book as blisteringly relevant as it was when published 20 years ago.
Three children walked away from the edge of town one day - but only two of them came back . . .
JJ was charged and convicted of murder. Six years later, she has now been released, and has a new identity.
But is there any way that she can lead a "normal" life?
A gripping and emotionally searing novel from a talented author, Looking for JJ explores the circumstances and motives behind the murder of a child - by her friend.
More praise for Looking for JJ
"Compelling, thought-provoking" Kirkus
"Asking more questions than it answers, this is a brilliant and disturbing piece of writing, that looks beyond the headlines and forces the reader to confront and question some of their own attitudes to contemporary issues." BookTrust