April knows she was found in a dustbin fourteen years ago as a new-born baby. And now she's fairly happily settled with her foster mother, Marion. But she's desperate to recall what happened in the intervening years, and to see if she can find out where she really came from in th... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Adopted children, Juvenile fiction, Mothers and daughters
Description of this Book
April knows she was found in a dustbin fourteen years ago as a new-born baby. And now she's fairly happily settled with her foster mother, Marion. But she's desperate to recall what happened in the intervening years, and to see if she can find out where she really came from in the first place. This is a highly moving but very accessible novel, in Jacqueline Wilson's unique, acclaimed and adored style.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||Hugely popular with seven to ten year olds: she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance. -- Independent on Sunday
||Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)
Jacqueline Wilson is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (for Double Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade.