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There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

Written by Louis Sachar

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In Holes, best-selling author Louis Sachar showed his understanding and compassion for a group of boys who have got outside the system. In There’s a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, he shows the same sensitivity to Bradley Chalkers, one boy whose behaviour has increasingly alienated him from his teachers and his peers. Bradley seems unable to change but then Carla arrives. Carla believes in Bradley; gradually Bradley begins to believe in himself. Without preaching and with his familiar humour, Sachar tells a heartwarming story.

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There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom Synopsis

A boy who fights with his school mates, and makes it difficult for anyone to like him, learns how to be accepted. A story of isolation, bravery and gradual acceptance told with humour by Louis Sachar, the author of the brilliant Holes.

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ISBN: 9781408869109
Publication date: 14/01/2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781408869109
Publication date: 05/03/2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Publication date: 20/02/2004
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Book Information

ISBN: 9781408869109
Publication date: 5th March 2007
Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Louis Sachar

Julia Eccleshare, our very own editorial expert as well as Children's Books Editor of the Guardian says of Louis: Best-selling author Louis Sachar took the world by storm with Holes, his remarkable story about a group of boys in a reform camp. But he deserves to be just as famous and popular for his many other books which display his hallmark qualities of warmth, empathy and understanding of all kinds of young readers but especially those whose lives have gone a bit awry. Young readers are immediately attracted to Louis Sachar’s novels for his great and unusual stories ...

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