Before I Die
By Jenny Downham
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Tessa has just a few months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, Tessa compiles a list. It's her To Do Before I Die list.
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Interest Age
13+ years
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Additional Details

Before I Die
9781407042275
RHCP Digital
4 September 2008
EPUB
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336
251.6 KB
13+ years (13-17)
EN
Children's Fiction
Children/juvenile

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Novels for young teenagers do not usually feature drugs and casual sex within the first 20-odd pages. But most books for teenagers will not leave an adult reader's eyes so blurry with tears that it's...
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Author Biography

Jenny Downham was an actress for many years before concentrating on her writing full-time. She lives in London with her two sons. Her debut novel Before I Die was critically acclaimed and was shortlisted for the 2007 Guardian Award and the 2008 Lancashire Children's Book of the Year, nominated for the 2008 Carnegie Medal and the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize, and won the 2008 Branford Boase Award.