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Torn Away
By author: James Heneghan
Selling Points: "Relocation, war"
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Oct/01/2003
Lexile Level: 730
Pages: 256
Fiction Ages 12+
Price:  $9.95
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Thirteen-year-old Declan lives only for revenge. His mother, father and sister were all killed on the streets of Belfast, and Declan will stop at nothing to settle the score. When he is torn away from his native soil and sent to live with relatives in Canada, he is disgusted by their efforts to welcome him into their lives, and determined to make them regret their hospitality. Can he devise a plan to return to Ireland and rejoin his cause? Or will the strange beauty of his new life and surroundings weaken his resolve?
KLIATT - January 1, 2004
"Historically, this book is an eye-opener."
The Observer - December 1, 2003
"A recommended read for the way it deals with the very real internal struggle to overcome violence as a way of life."
The Alan Review - September 1, 2003
"This novel kept me entertained the entire time..."

Awards

ALA Best Books for Young Adults, long-listed  US  2003
PSLA Top Forty, short-listed  US  2003

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