Books tagged: childrens home

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Homegrown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Homegrown is a coming-of-age novel set in a contemporary children’s home. Teenaged Cooter finds his way of life crashing down when the Home begins to accept more hardened “state kids.” Told primarily as a flashback, Homegrown follows Cooter as he faces his troubled past, seeking answers and redemption.
Taste the Bright Lights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A hard hitting story following 14 year old Lisa as she runs away from home and learns to survive on the streets. 'This book knocked me sideways...will speak for the disenchanted voice of a generation much like Catcher in the Rye did to the youth in the 50s.' 'Exceptional.' 'A brilliant book which should be on the syllabus of every secondary school.' 'Incendiary reading. Exemplary writing.'
They All Lied! A First Hand Account Of Single Parenting In 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth, Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
This book is a combination of everything I wish someone would have told me about parenting before I had children. My hope is that young women listen to what I have to say before they decide to have children. Most people who care about a female will tell her not to have children or tell her to wait to have children but never completely explain why.
Angel No More
Series: The Penwinnard Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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He calls himself Robert Kelly, known as Bob. They call him the mystery boy.
Cheap White Meat
Price: Free! Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
After living in care most of her life, 15 year-old Jennifer finds herself being easy prey for a local paedophile group. When the police start to investigate potential abuse against Jennifer she doesn’t want to co-operate. However, when she meets Jack, a new carer, she decides to speak out. Not for herself, but for the other girls who have been victims and are too afraid to come forward.
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
Mutty's Fort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,910. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Ian Mackender, manager of Penwinnard Boys’ Home, has been arrested. The boys need him back, and will do whatever it takes to get him back.