Broken Soup

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HarperCollins Publishers, May 31, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
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An intriguing, compelling and moving novel from the award-winning author of Finding Violet Park.

When the good-looking boy with the American accent presses the dropped negative into Rowan's hand, she's sure it's all a big mistake. But next moment he's gone, lost in the crowd of bustling shoppers. And she can't afford to lose her place in the checkout queue – after all, if she doesn't take the groceries home, nobody else will.

Rowan has more responsibilities than most girls her age. These days, she pretty much looks after her little sister single-handedly – which doesn't leave much time for friends or fun. So when she finds out that Bee from school saw the whole thing, it piques her curiosity. Who was the boy? Why was he so insistent that the negative belonged to Rowan?

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My favourite book!!
Have read this three timrs and absolutely love it and despite the tragedy of it leaves you feeling really good at the end, the realationships are beautifully presnted and it is a must read!!!!!

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Broken Soup
This book is truly amazing!!! It touched my heart and it is a bit confusing at the start but if you stick to it you will have to admit that its the best book you have ever read!

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About the author (2012)

Jenny Valentine moved house every two years when she was growing up. She has just moved house again, probably not for the last time. She worked in a wholefood shop in Primrose Hill for fifteen years where she met many extraordinary people and sold more organic loaves than there are words in her first novel, Finding Violet Park. She has also worked as a teaching assistant and a jewellery maker. She studied English Literature at Goldsmiths College, which almost put her off reading but not quite.
Jenny is married to a singer/songwriter and has two children.

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