WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES.. ., Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses. Persephone Hadley is six months pregnant with a mixed-race baby. In their society this fact alone will threaten the child’s life every day. To make matters worse. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 9 Up—In this sequel to Naughts and Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Knife Edge: Book 2 (Noughts And Crosses) by [Blackman, Malorie].

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This article is about the novel series by Malorie Blackman. It really showed how the characters thought in their own personal ways and because of how it felt different, it made them even more believable. Thoughtful look at discrimination from a different perspective. Callum’s letter, I’m certain blwckman dictated by Kamal Hadley.

She dragged me into her emotions and I really felt for her. It is very encouraging that Blackman’s series of books has been so successful and is widely read and made available in UK schools — as it quite rightly should continue to be.

Like Noughts and Crosses it was so carefully choosen. Jude feels that Sephy is responsible for Callum’s death and wants to make sure that Sephy will not see Callum’s next birthday since Callum had not blackmwn his next birthday. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. However, she learns that Tobey is dating Rebecca and that she had been in coma for so long. He goes to the warehouse and successfully executes his plan.


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Everyone else thinks that it was a tragic accident, despite all of her previous suicide attempts. The story is a bit all over the place and makes me dislike Jules a lot. Big Nate Makes the Grade. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

But Sephy is different. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Such a cliffhanger – I have to read the next one as soon as possible!!

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That works, and after serving a few months in prison for LM membership, Jude accuses Andrew of Cara’s murder and calls him as a government informer; Andrew is soon shot dead by the LM. For example, that scene when he beat Cara to death.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The members of the LM deliver a message to Sephy’s father, Kamal, to release at least five LM from prison and pay money if he wants to see Sephy alive. Callum is found in the garden and is arrested.

I find it so sad how negative things are for Sephy in this book as she was introduced as such a positive character in the first book to her negative counterpart, Blackmaj.

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There are two races in the book: This title is temporarily out of stock, please check back soon. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Callie Rose asks Tobey if he is ready.


At the time of the series, slavery had been abolished for some time, but segregation, similar to the Jim Crow Laws, continues to operate to keep the crosses Blacks in control of the noughts Whites. She sees herself as more of a Nought. As a nought boy at an exclusive school, Tobey hopes to keep out of trouble, malirie to university, get a good job and leave behind the dangerous streets of his childhood.

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Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman – review

When readers left Sephy in Naughts and Crossesthe black, privileged teen was pregnant by her minority white boyfriend, Callum, who had just been hanged for being part of the Liberation Militia. And when Jude is faced with his biggest problem yet, can he trust what he’s forever hated? It’s a disturbing world where blacks, the Crosses, are the over-privileged, and whites, the Noughts, are treated as unequal.

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