Blindside

£6.99

A tragic but ultimately uplifting story about one boy overcoming obstacles. Pete’s a brilliant runner but his dreams of athletic stardom are shattered when he is in a horrific accident. Holed up in a hospital bed, Pete learns some life lessons from the people on the ward. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

ISBN: 9781781124642 Author: Chambers, Aidan Publisher: BARRINGTON STOKE (EDUCATIONAL) Publication Date: 15th January 2015 Imprint: Barrington Stoke Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:23) Pages: 100 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

An emotionally challenging and beautifully written drama that confronts the messiness of life head-on. Pete’s a brilliant runner and dreams of athletic stardom – but fate intervenes. Pete is blindsided when he is involved in a horrific bike collision and his whole life is knocked off course. Stuck in a hospital bed and lamenting the loss of his mobility as well as his shattered dreams, the other people on his ward help Pete see that giving up on life is not the answer. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

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