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Junk

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,373 Ratings and 211 Reviews

Book Description
Winner of both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction prize, Melvin Burgess' controversial young adult novel "Junk" redefined teenage fiction with its frank and honest portrayal of teenagers addicted to heroin in Bristol. Junk = heroin = bliss = despair = a love affair you'll never forget Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down - to anyone or anything. Gemma wants t... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (16 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages336
ISBN-100140380191
ISBN-13978-0140380194
Publication Date04/24/1997
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About Julia Eccleshare (Author) : Julia Eccleshare is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books. Published credits of Julia Eccleshare include Please Mrs. Butler (Puffin Modern Classics), The Twelve and the Genii... more
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About Melvin Burgess (Author) : Melvin Burgess is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Melvin Burgess include Doing It, Sara's Face.
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