The Resource Concentr8®, William Sutcliffe

Concentr8®, William Sutcliffe

Label
Concentr8®
Title
Concentr8®
Statement of responsibility
William Sutcliffe
Title variation
Concentrate
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a future London, Concentr8 is a prescription drug intended to help kids with ADD. Soon every troubled teen is on it. It makes sense, doesn't it? Keep the undesirable elements in line. Keep people like us safe from people like them. What's good for society is good for everyone. Troy, Femi, Lee, Karen and Blaze have been taking Concentr8 as long as they can remember. They're not exactly a gang, but Blaze is their leader, and Troy has always been his quiet, watchful sidekick – the only one Blaze really trusts. They're not looking for trouble, but one hot summer day, when riots break out across the city, they find it. What makes five kids pick a man seemingly at random – a nobody, he works in the housing department, doesn't even have a good phone – hold a knife to his side, take him to a warehouse and chain him to a radiator? They've got a hostage, but don't really know what they want, or why they've done it. And across the course of five tense days, with a journalist, a floppy-haired mayor, a police negotiator, and the sinister face of the pharmaceutical industry, they – and we – begin to understand why ...This is a book about what how we label children. It's about how kids get lost and failed by the system. It's about how politicians manipulate them. Gripping and controversial reading for fans of Malorie Blackman and Patrick Ness"--
Assigning source
from publisher's website
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Concentr8®, William Sutcliffe
Label
Concentr8®, William Sutcliffe
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951120591
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9781408866245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)951120591

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