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Louder than words / Laura Jarratt.

By: Jarratt, Laura [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Electric Monkey, 2014Description: 401 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405269124.Subject(s): Brothers and sisters -- Teenage fiction | Mute persons -- Teenage fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Teen fiction.DDC classification: 823.92
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Rafi hasn't spoken for eight years. It's up to her to tell her brother's story now that he can't speak either ...Rafi idolises her seventeen-year-old brother, who is popular, generous and a borderline genius. Ever protective, Silas always includes her when he's with his friends, so Rafi gets to hear all sorts of things that younger sisters wouldn't normally be a part of. Like the time Silas hacks a gaming site to help out his friend Josie, who has been trashed by her ex. With Josie, Rafi finds herself with a proper friend for the first time in her life. As they grow closer, she realises that she wants to find a way back into the world - she wants to learn to speak again. But Silas has found a new interest too - and it's taking him away from everything that was once important to him. Can Rafi find the words to save her brother?
Summary: Rafi hasn't spoken for eight years. It's up to her to tell her brother's story now that he can't speak either ...Rafi idolises her seventeen-year-old brother, who is popular, generous and a borderline genius. Ever protective, Silas always includes her when he's with his friends, so Rafi gets to hear all sorts of things that younger sisters wouldn't normally be a part of. Like the time Silas hacks a gaming site to help out his friend Josie, who has been trashed by her ex. With Josie, Rafi finds herself with a proper friend for the first time in her life. As they grow closer, she realises that she wants to find a way back into the world - she wants to learn to speak again. But Silas has found a new interest too - and it's taking him away from everything that was once important to him. Can Rafi find the words to save her brother?
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From the critically acclaimed author of "Skin Deep" and "By Any Other Name," comes the story of Rafi, a young girl who hasn't spoken for eight years, but must find the words to save her brother now that he can no longer speak for himself.Rafi idolizes her seventeen-year-old brother, who is popular, generous, and a borderline genius. Ever protective, Silas always includes her when he's with his friends, so Rafi gets to hear all sorts of things that younger sisters wouldn't normally - and she gets to hang around with Silas' pal, Josie. With Josie, Rafi finds herself with a proper friend for the first time in her life. As they grow closer, Rafi realizes that she wants to find a way back into the world - she wants to learn to speak again. But Silas has found a new interest too, and it's taking him away from everything that was once important to him.

Rafi hasn't spoken for eight years. It's up to her to tell her brother's story now that he can't speak either ...Rafi idolises her seventeen-year-old brother, who is popular, generous and a borderline genius. Ever protective, Silas always includes her when he's with his friends, so Rafi gets to hear all sorts of things that younger sisters wouldn't normally be a part of. Like the time Silas hacks a gaming site to help out his friend Josie, who has been trashed by her ex. With Josie, Rafi finds herself with a proper friend for the first time in her life. As they grow closer, she realises that she wants to find a way back into the world - she wants to learn to speak again. But Silas has found a new interest too - and it's taking him away from everything that was once important to him. Can Rafi find the words to save her brother?

Rafi hasn't spoken for eight years. It's up to her to tell her brother's story now that he can't speak either ...Rafi idolises her seventeen-year-old brother, who is popular, generous and a borderline genius. Ever protective, Silas always includes her when he's with his friends, so Rafi gets to hear all sorts of things that younger sisters wouldn't normally be a part of. Like the time Silas hacks a gaming site to help out his friend Josie, who has been trashed by her ex. With Josie, Rafi finds herself with a proper friend for the first time in her life. As they grow closer, she realises that she wants to find a way back into the world - she wants to learn to speak again. But Silas has found a new interest too - and it's taking him away from everything that was once important to him. Can Rafi find the words to save her brother?

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