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Malorie Blackman

Checkmate

Malorie Blackman - Checkmate

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Callie Rose has a Cross mother and a nought father in a society where the pale-skinned noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a life-long battle against deep-rooted prejudices. Sephy, her mother, has told Rose virtually nothing about her father, but as Rose grows into a young adult, she unexpectedly discovers the truth about her parentage and becomes determined to find out more, to honour both sides of her heritage.

Category(ies): children's, fiction
Publisher: Corgi
ISBN Number: 0552551945