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ISBN 0141318015


A powerful story about love, war and separation. Anorexic Daisy is sent from Manhattan to stay with her cousins in England. She falls in love, but when the country is invaded by an unnamed aggressor, they are all separated. Their lives will never be the same again.


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ISBN 1842550942


Danny and his mother are forced to flee from her abusive boyfriend, but the small community where they end up provides little shelter as he begins to track them down...


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ISBN 1905294247


Hal's family always spends the summer by the sea, but this year they leave behind his sister, Charley, who is in a coma in hospital. This story gradually builds in atmosphere and tension to explain what really happened to Charley and develops the relationship between the siblings to its final conclusion.


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ISBN 0440867819


One of Jacqueline Wilson's best novels, this explores how two sisters, Star and Dolphin, cope with their mother's bouts of depression. Despite the domestic crisis, the story avoids becoming depressing and is, ultimately, uplifting.


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ISBN 0340931116


There are changes afoot in the Casson household, with Caddy about to get married - although not to Michael. This is one of the latest titles about the eccentric but also wonderfully normal, gentle and funny Casson family.


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