Beck / Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2016.
ISBN: 9781406331127 (hbk.) :
Born from a street liason between a poor young woman and an African soldier in the 1900s, Beck is soon orphaned and sent to the Catholic Brothers in Canada. Shipped to work on a farm, his escape takes him across the continent in search for belonging. Enduring abuse and many hardships, Beck has times of comfort and encouragement, eventually finding Grace, the woman with whom he can finally forge his life and shape his destiny as a young man.
266 pages ; 23 cm
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