Home Girl, Alex Wheatle
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Home Girl

Author: Alex Wheatle

Narrator: Zoe Grisdale

Unabridged: 6 hr 48 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 09/03/2019


This isn't my home. Haven't had a proper home since...This is just somewhere I'll be resting my bones for a week and maybe a bit. This time next year you'll forget who I am. I haven't got a diddly where I'll be by then. But I'm used to it. New from the UK-based best-selling black British author and winner of the Guardian Children's Book Award, Home Girl is the story of Naomi, a teenage girl growing up fast in the foster care system. It is a wholly modern story which sheds a much-needed light on what can be an unsettling life--and the consequences that follow when children are treated like pawns on a family chessboard. Home Girl is fast-paced and funny, tender, tragic, and full of courage--just like Naomi. It is Alex Wheatle's most moving and personal novel to date.