Reading Gladiators Recommended Reads.
This book would be a great title for children who have enjoyed Tamarind & the Star of Ishta book 2 for our Year 5 Reading Gladiators 2021.
Jess is allergic to the sun. She lives in a world of shadows and hospitals, peeking at the other children in the playground from behind curtains. Her only friend is a boy in a coma, to whom she tells stories.
One night she sneaks out to explore the empty playground she's longed to visit, where she discovers a beautiful impossibility: a magical garden wrought of ice. But Jess isn't alone in this fragile, in-between place ...