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Interest Age Teen, Reading Age 8+ A touching but tense and dramatic story as Sarah tries to find her mother and to understand why she left. When Sarah discovers that her mother, who had abandoned her as a baby, is living nearby, she is determined to track her down. Initially, Sarah is furious when she learns the truth but gradually she begins to understand her mother better and the two develop a better and more rewarding relationship.
A dark and captivating story from an award- winning and internationally acclaimed author is given a brand new package. Sarah's mum walked out on her family seven years ago without explanation. Now she lives just a few miles away - but she refuses to see Sarah. Sarah is desperate to know why her mother left, and why she doesn't want to see her now, but mostly she just wants to make her pay for what she did - A tense, atmospheric page-turner from a top teen author. Particularly suitable for the relucatant, struggling and dyslexic teen.
'It's really nice how a book like Watcher can relate to kids who are going through the same thing,'
|Publication date:||26th July 2012|
|Author:||L. A. Weatherly|
|Publisher:||Barrington Stoke Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
L. A Weatherly was born in Arkansas, and moved to the UK in 1995. Her first book, Child X, was shortlisted for the Sheffield, Leicester and Red House Book Awards and was also chosen by the American Library Association as one of their ‘Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers’. She lives in Hampshire. L.A. Weatherly on writing Angel, the first in the trilogy: I've known Alex for a long time. He first came to me as a character almost twenty years ago, when he was a thief in a fantasy setting – an expert with knives rather than guns. ...More About L. A. Weatherly