Breakfast at Sadie's by Lee Weatherly


Breakfast at Sadie's by Lee Weatherly

Sadie is fourteen years old and unhappy at school. Her dad died four years ago, and she lives alone with her mum in their seaside bed and breakfast. Her mum thinks Sadie doesn't try hard enough at anything she does, and her teachers think she's bone idle. As for Sadie herself - she can't believe that she's any good at anything, even though she tries SO hard. Suddenly her mum becomes seriously ill and has to go into hospital. Sadie's Aunt Leona is supposed to take care of the business until she's well, but it doesn't quite work out that way...and before she knows it, Sadie is left on her own in charge. How will she cope without her school finding out? Or her mum realising that something is wrong? Marcus, the techno-geek from next door, tries to help, as does her clever best friend Milly, but ultimately it is Sadie who is put to the test as she copes with more than she ever thought possible. Hilarious, moving and poignant, this is a wonderful story about a girl who overcomes all odds and achieves success in more ways than one.


Topical but cleverly page-turning The School Librarian Sweet and inspiring, thisis a great read if you need to boost your confidence Mizz

About the Author

Lee Weatherly

Lee Weatherly was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and now lives in Hampshire with her husband Pete and a large cat called Bernard. Lee writes children's fiction for all different ages, and especially loves stories about magic. Lee won the Sheffield Children's Book Award in 2003 for her novel Child X.

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208 pages
Interest Age: From 12 from 12


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Publication date

6th July 2006



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