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Junk

Melvin Burgess (author)
Target audience:
15 years and up
Title
Junk
Author
Melvin Burgess
Language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Andersen Press Ltd, 2014
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9781448187454
CloudLibrary
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About Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess (born 25 April 1954) is a British writer of children's fiction. He became famous in 1996 with the publication of Junk, about heroin-addicted teenagers on the streets of Bristol. In Britain, Junk became one of the best-known young adult books of the decade. Burgess won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British author. For the 10th anniversary in 2007 it was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works, selected by a panel to compose the ballot for a public election of the all-time favourite.

Early life

Burgess was born in the Municipal Borough of Twickenham, Middlesex, England (now administered as part of Greater London).

Author

He completed his first book accepted for publication in his mid-thirties: a novel, The Cry of the W…Read more on Wikipedia