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Children's Homes / Being in Care: Books for Children -

Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books
Related booklists: Children's Homes / Being in Care: Books for Young Adults, Children's Homes / Life in Care,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 5 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Home Boys by Alex Wheatle
    Home Boys - by Alex Wheatle

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911350392 | ISBN 10: 1911350390

    Four friends decide to run away from the horror of their everyday lives in a children's home in the English countryside. They head for the woods, their sense of freedom surprises them, and for the first time they feel the exhilaration of adolescence. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Bits of Sky by S. E. Durrant, illustrated by Katie Harnett
    Little Bits of Sky - by S. E. Durrant, illustrated by Katie Harnett

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857633996 | ISBN 10: 0857633996

    Iíve put this story together from the diaries I kept when Zac and I were children. I wrote them because I felt we were almost invisible and I wanted to make sure our story was told, and also in the hope that life would get better for the small unlove ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heaven Eyes by David Almond
    Heaven Eyes - by David Almond

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340944974 | ISBN 10: 0340944978

    Another highly original and beautifully written novel from the award-winning author of Skellig and Kit's Wilderness. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.  Erin, January and Mouse live in a children's home, Whitegates. They often dream of escap ... more

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  • Cover image of book Long Way Home by Michael Morpurgo
    Long Way Home - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781405226691 | ISBN 10: 1405226692

    Another summer. Another foster family. George has already made up his mind to run away, back to the children's home. None of the previous families have wanted him. Why should the Dyers be any different?   But George begins to feel at ease ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson
    The Story of Tracy Beaker - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780440867579 | ISBN 10: 0440867576

    'I'm Tracy Beaker. This is a book all about me. I'd read it if I were you. It's the most incredible dynamic heart-rending story. Honest.'  Tracy is ten years old. She lives in a Children's Home but would like a real home one day, with ... more

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