Heroes: The Death of Jude Hill
Author: Richard Conlon, Series edited by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Published: May 2011
Format: Hardback 136 pages
Level: Age 11-14
Two boys, thrown together into an unlikely friendship, discover Jude, a young man dying after a fall from a railway bridge. As they try to comfort him, he whispers his last words into the ear of one of the boys. The locals, police and media all believe this was a sad case of suicide but the boys, fuelled by Jude's dying words, believe the real story was far more sinister! In their fight for the truth they investigate the crime and discover that not everyone is what they appear to be... They must use all that they have learnt to confront absolute evil.
Heroes - KS3 books for boys
Epic stories of villains, crime, horror and adventure, these are the books boys and girls will not be able to put down...
Created with series editor Frank Cottrell Boyce, Heroes is a new series of short, accessible original fiction novels and plays that teenage boys and girls will love. The perfect whole-class readers for KS3! The series expertly weaves captivating fiction with state-of-the-art digital teaching resources to inspire even the most reluctant reader.
Focus on engagement
Improve reading skills
What is ActiveTeach?
ActiveTeach is a powerful electronic learning resource that combines innovative teaching materials with the flexibility to introduce your own resources. Each novel and play in the series is supported by an ActiveTeach CD-ROM, which includes: