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Ways to Live Forever

by Sally Nicholls

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults Debut Books of the Month eBooks of the Month Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Ways to Live Forever

Sympathetic, touching, and surprisingly funny, Ways To Live Forever is a fantastic debut from Sally Nicholls. Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukaemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers for the questions nobody will answer. This diary account of a young boy dying of Leukaemia will pull on heartstrings and have you in fits of laughter at the same time.

Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2008.

Winner of the Glen Dimplex New Writers Award 2008.

Ways to Live Forever Synopsis

My name is Sam. I am eleven years old. I collect stories and fantastic facts. By the time you read this I will probably be dead. Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukaemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers for the questions nobody will answer.

Ways to Live Forever Press Reviews

'Poignant, amusing and honest, this is a wonderful debut novel.' Bookseller

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ISBN: 9781407159331
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Publisher: Marion Lloyd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781407159331
Publication date: 1st March 2012
Author: Sally Nicholls
Publisher: Marion Lloyd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Sally Nicholls

Sally Nicholls was born in Stockton-on-Tees, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. Her father died when she was two and she and her brother Ian were brought up by her mother. She always wanted to write - when people asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, 'I used to say "I'm going to be a writer" - very definite'. After school she worked in a Red Cross Hospital in Japan, travelled around Australia and New Zealand and returned to do a degree in Philosophy and Literature at Warwick. Her first book Ways to Live Forever was ...

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