0241207088
Hardback:My name is Leon / Kit de Waal.:2016 Hardback My name is Leon / Kit de Waal.
My name is Leon / Kit de Waal.
Author: De Waal, Kit,
Publication year: 2016
Format: Hardback
Publisher: UK : Viking,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241207086 (hbk.) :
Notes:
Radio tie-in.
A brother chosen. A brother left behind. And a family where you'd least expect to find one. Leon is nine, and has a perfect baby brother called Jake. They have gone to live with Maureen, who has fuzzy red hair like a halo, and a belly like Father Christmas. But the adults are speaking in low voices, and wearing Pretend faces. They are threatening to give Jake to strangers. Since Jake is white and Leon is not. As Leon struggles to cope with his anger, certain things can still make him smile - like Curly Wurlys, riding his bike fast downhill, burying his hands deep in the soil, hanging out with Tufty (who reminds him of his dad), and stealing enough coins so that one day he can rescue Jake and his mum. Evoking a Britain of the early eighties, 'My Name is Leon' is a heart-breaking story of love, identity, and learning to overcome unbearable loss.
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