#EmptyShelf 2016 #31: Blue Gold by Elizabeth Stewart #TRM15 (Annick, 2014)

Another day, another teenage novel, one that was made all the more real by having watched Apple’s Broken Promises on Panorama for a unit I teach – The Responsible Marketer – which looked at people working in dangerous conditions in China and Africa to produce the goods that western society wants – now (and yes, I have an iPhone these days..). Blue Gold tells the story from the perspective of three teenage girls – Fiona, who Continue Reading →