The Resource Checkmate, Malorie Blackman

Checkmate, Malorie Blackman

Label
Checkmate
Title
Checkmate
Statement of responsibility
Malorie Blackman
Title variation
Check mate
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sephy has struggled to raise her mixed-race child in an apartheid society and to make her mark as a singer. But her daughter, Callie Rose, now a young adult, has discovered the truth about her dead father and his role in the fight for equality. As Callie Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into her father's world, she finds herself drawn into a dangerous and deadly game. Suggested level: secondary
Member of
Cataloging source
WN
Dewey number
BLA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Noughts & crosses
  • Noughts and crosses
  • The noughts & crosses trilogy
Series volume
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Target audience
adolescent
Checkmate, Malorie Blackman
Label
Checkmate, Malorie Blackman
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Knife edge
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Related Location
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback -Can the future ever erase the past? Rose has a Cross mother and a nought father in a society where the pale-skinned noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a life-long battle against deep-rooted prejudices. Sephy, her mother, has told Rose virtually nothing about her father, but as Rose grows into a young adult, she unexpectedly discovers the truth about her parentage, and becomes determined to find out more, to honour both sides of her heritage. But her father's family has a complicated history - one tied up with the fight for equality for the nought population. And as Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into this world, she finds herself drawn inexorably into more and more danger. Suddenly, it's a game of very high stakes that can only have one winner..
Control code
9163856
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
510 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780552551946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kōtui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NE139626
  • (Uk)013118283
  • (NLNZils)1198011
  • (Nz)9163856
  • (OCoLC)57750519

Library Locations

    • Linton Community Library - Palmerston NorthBorrow it
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