The Resource Radio silence, Alice Oseman

Radio silence, Alice Oseman

Label
Radio silence
Title
Radio silence
Statement of responsibility
Alice Oseman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong? Frances has always been a study machine with one goal, elite university. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret - not even the person she is on the inside. But when Frances meets Aled, the shy genius behind her favourite podcast, she discovers a new freedom. He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship, unafraid to be herself. Then the podcast goes viral and the fragile trust between them is broken. Caught between who she was and who she longs to be, Frances' dreams come crashing down. Suffocating with guilt, she knows that she has to confront her past...She has to confess why Carys disappeared...Meanwhile at uni, Aled is alone, fighting even darker secrets. It's only by facing up to your fears that you can overcome them. And it's only by being your true self that you can find happiness. Frances is going to need every bit of courage she has. A young adult coming of age read that tackles issues of identity, the pressure to succeed, diversity and freedom to choose, Radio Silence is a tour de force by the most exciting writer of her generation
Summary
A studious girl and a quiet, straight-A boy start a controversial podcast together that challenges their courage and forces them to confront issues in the form of backlash and censorship
Theme
Storyline
Character
Award
  • Inky Awards (Australia): Silver Inky, 2017.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
  • Rainbow List, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552728
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oseman, Alice
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secrets
  • Radio programs
  • Identity (Psychology)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Radio silence, Alice Oseman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Listen to your own voice"-- Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780007559244
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Radio silence, Alice Oseman
Publication
Note
"Listen to your own voice"-- Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780007559244
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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