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Running on the Cracks (Oberon Modern Plays) Kindle Edition
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Leo's world has been turned upside down. Her parents are gone and her bird-loving uncle is getting too close for comfort. She is only sure of one thing...she must get out.
In a desperate bid to find the grandparents she never knew, Leo jumps on a train to Glasgow, penniless and stealing food to survive. A nationwide hunt for her begins. Will she track down her grandparents, or will her uncle get to her first?
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"Leo's plight is universal and sure to attract the attention and empathy of many American teens."--"Booklist"
"This fast-paced, richly characterized Scottish import, imbued with the important message that friends are the family you choose, will be a boon to libraries looking to add more world literature to their teen collections."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"This engaging, bittersweet story follows biracial British teenager Leonora ('Leo') Watts-Chan... The fast pace and short chapters should appeal to readers, who will celebrate the hopeful ending."--"Publishers Weekly"--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B01M6YWURB
- Publisher : Oberon Books; 1st edition (19 October 2016)
- Language : English
- File size : 768 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 104 pages
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Can we have a sequel please ?"