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Melvin Burgess is an English author of books for children and young adults. Burgess was born on April 26, 1954. Burgess's most notable book is Junk, which brought acclaim and notoriety as it dealt with teenagers taking heroin.

Melvin Burgess Books

An Angel For May

Baby and Fly Pie

Loving April

Junk

An Angel For May

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Book Review:

Through his fear he recognised it; it was a siren. He had heard them on films. This was war; the German planes were coming.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Puffin Paperback 1994 Reprint
Book Weight: 100g

ISBN 0140369813

Book Type:
Young Adult Fiction

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Baby and Fly Pie

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Book Review:

For Shaun and Fly Pie, there`s no escape from the grim realities of their lives. Then one day everything changes when they find a baby on the Tip, a baby worth seventeen million pounds.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Puffin Paperback 1995 Reprint
Book Weight: 115g

ISBN 0140369821

Book Type:
Young Adult Fiction

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Loving April

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Book Review:

Abandoned by his father to a life of poverty, Tony is angry with everyone, and desperately lonely. April Dean, the deaf girl, needs friends too. But their growing relationship arouses deep prejudices which threaten to engulf not only Tony and April but also the whole village.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Puffin Paperback 1996
Book Weight: 108g

ISBN 014036983X

Book Type:
Young Adult Fiction

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Junk

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Book Review:

Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn`t want to be tied down, not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But noone can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally, you have to come down.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Penguin Paperback 1997
Book Weight: 170g

ISBN 0140380191

Book Type:
Young Adult Fiction

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