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1444903594
Paperback:Bruised:2011
Author: Parkinson, Siobhán
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: It all started when Gramma died. And then Jonathan and Julie had only apples for dinner. Apples, an alcoholic mother, and one big bruise on Julie's face. Jonathan had no choice but to pack their schoolbags and run away, far from Ma. Until the police catch up with them and take Julie away and lock up Jono. Teenagers
200 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1907585044
Paperback:Control freak, diary of a care leaver:c2010
Author: Bond, Henrietta
Year: c2010
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: 17-year-old Holly Richards is tough, practical, determined and has her whole future carefully mapped out. So for her, leaving foster care to move into her own flat should be no problem. But Holly hasn't bargained for the problems of an out-of-control brother, a too-good-too-be-true boyfriend and a love-struck best friend can create! Teenagers
iii, 206 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141304766
Paperback:The other side of truth:2000
Author: Naidoo, Beverley
Year: 2000
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
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184905942X
Paperback:Can I tell you about adoption?, a guide for friends, family and professionals:2013
Author: Brodzinsky, Anne Braff
Illustrator: Salaman, Rosy
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Chelsea, a young girl who is adopted. Chelsea invites readers to learn about adoption from her perspective, helping them to understand what being adopted means, what it feels like to be adopted, and the experiences and challenges that follow the adoption process. Questions faced by kids adopted transracially are also explored by two of her friends, Kira and Adilu. General adult
53 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0747550867
Paperback:Refugee boy:2001
Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Year: 2001
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ethiopian Alem thinks he is on holiday with his father in London, but his father has brought him to London to escape the war in his home country and he leaves him there in the hands of the Social Services and Alem has to learn to survive. Teenage
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1406338885
Paperback:Raven's gate:2013
Author: Horowitz, Anthony
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Matt has always know he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on centring on a battle between eight guardians and a group of devil worshippers seeking to release evil ones who must be stopped. Teenagers
Title series: The power of five
282 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406306479
Paperback:Raven's gate, The power of five:2010
Author: Lee, Tony
Author: Horowitz, Anthony
Author: Reardon, Dom
Author: O'Connor, Lee
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Junior Graphic Books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Matt Freeman gets into trouble with the police, he's sent to be fostered in Yorkshire. It's not long before he senses there's something wrong with his guardian, with the whole village. Then Matt learns about the Old Ones and begins to understand just how he's different. But no one will believe him, no one can help.
Title series: The power of five
ca. 176 p., chiefly ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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