Paperback Checkmate /
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Genre: Dystopias. lcsh Young adult fiction. lcsh
Publisher: Penguin Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0141378662 9780141378664 (pbk): 9780241324097 :
Notes: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2005. Can the future ever erase the past? 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. But her father's family has a complicated history - one tied up with the fight for equality for the Nought population. And as Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into this world, she finds herself drawn inexorably into more and more danger. Suddenly it's a game of very high stakes that can only have one winner.
Audience: Young readers
Series title: The Noughts & Crosses sequence
Extent: 502 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 20 cm.