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My name is Leon

Author: Kit De Waal
Publisher: UK : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1970s, a young black boy's quest to reunite with his beloved white half-brother after they are separated in foster care. -- Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kit De Waal
ISBN: 0241207088 9780241207086 9780241207093 0241207096 9781501117459 1501117459 9781501117466 1501117467
OCLC Number: 928780724
Awards: Costa First Novel Award, Shortlist 2016.
Description: 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kit de Waal.

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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  Read more...

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A brother chosen. A brother left behind. And a family where you'd least expect to find one * Publisher's description * Tender and heart-breaking -- Rachel Joyce, bestselling author of 'The Unlikely Read more...

 
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