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The Other Mother

The Other Mother (Hardback)

By Green, Matthew

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Michael Perkins, an awkward 13-year-old, is dealing with a lot. After his father's sudden death, his mother married the awful Glen. His two younger siblings drive him crazy, yet he's had to become a de facto parent as his mother works double-shifts to keep the family afloat. And ...he struggles with anger issues. Then one day, Michael wakes up and his mother is gone. She's been replaced by an exact duplicate mother, the 'other mother'. No one else seems to notice the impostor - his brother, sister and Glen act as if nothing's wrong - but Michael knows in his bones that this mother is not his. What follows is the coming-of-age story of a boy forced to be a man too early, a boy struggling with an unusual disorder, a boy who has the unique opportunity to see his mother as someone other than his mother. He's a kid facing extraordinary circumstances and unparalleled challenges, but, as he discovers secrets about his father's passing, his feelings for the girl next door, and the reality about his mother, he also finds strength.
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ISBN 9781472154088
Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781472154088
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Corsair
Released 6 Jun 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Green, Matthew
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 480g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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