Thought-provoking ethical drama. Luke's parents belong to a church that believes medicine interferes with God's will. His parents seem to be in thrall to Pastor David, and Luke is not sure he trusts the charismatic preacher. So when Luke's sister Anna is hit by a car, should Luke observe his parents' beliefs? Or go against them and save his sister? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
Eleanor Updale is the author of the popular Mortmorency series. She has won several awards including the Blue Peter Award for 'Book I Couldn't Put Down,' and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie medal and the Smarties Prize. Eleanor is also a member of various children's charities and holds a PhD in History. She lives in Surrey.