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Een soort vonk

Elle McNicoll (author), Margaretha Van Andel (translator)
Target audience:
9-11 years and up
Over heksenjachten toen… en nu! Tijdens een schoolproject ontdekt de elfjarige Addie dat in het dorp waar ze woont, vroeger heksen werden vervolgd én gedood. Ze vindt het zo onrechtvaardig dat ze een monument wil oprichten voor de vrouwen die daar onterecht de dood vonden. Maar het dorp zit er niet op te wachten. Zo’n monument is alleen maar een herinnering aan een zwarte bladzijde uit de geschie
Title
Een soort vonk
Author
Elle McNicoll
Translator
Margaretha Van Andel
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
A kind of spark
Publisher
Rotterdam: Lemniscaat, © 2020
176 p.
ISBN
9789047712664 (hardback)

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About Elle McNicoll

Elle McNicoll (born October 5, 1992) is a Scottish children's writer.

McNicoll's debut novel, A Kind of Spark (2020) follows the efforts of an autistic eleven-year-old girl, Addie, to establish a memorial to the witch trials in her Scottish hometown. McNicoll is autistic herself. The book was children's book of the week in The Times and The Sunday Times. and won both the Overall and Younger Fiction prizes at the 2021 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. It also won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Story, voted for by children. McNicoll was also nominated for the Branford Boase Award and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. McNicoll's debut was also named Overall Book of the Year by Blackwell's , beating titles in the Adult Market.

Her second novel, Show Us Who You Are, was published in March, 2021, and was Children's Book of the Week in The Times. It was also the Children's Book of the Month, as c…Read more on Wikipedia