Dustbin Baby

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Random House, Oct 14, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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April knows she was abandoned in a rubbish bin as a newborn baby, fourteen years ago. Now she's happily settled with her foster mother, Marion - but there's a part of April that's desperate to know where she really came from, and who she really is. If only she could remember her real mother - or even find her . . .

An engrossing, engaging and highly moving novel from the acclaimed bestseller Jacqueline Wilson.

 

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I bought this book for my granddaughter who is coming up to 8 and an avid reader and has had read many of Jacqueline Wilson books. The book Dustbin Baby says is for the Older Reader!! How old???? Normally she reads books on her own but I said I would read to her . I could not believe it. This book is so very inappropriate for anyone especially children.
It was far too explicit and extremely upsetting. You can rest assured I will not be buying any more of JacquEline Wilson's books. I was appalled.
 

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It's kind of sad. but the rest is cheery!! Awesome book...

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
27
Section 3
38
Section 4
49
Section 5
81
Section 6
89
Section 7
99
Section 8
119
Section 11
168
Section 12
182
Section 13
200
Section 14
202
Section 15
203
Section 16
204
Section 17
1
Section 18
17

Section 9
128
Section 10
142
Section 19
29
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JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children's Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Children's Book of the Year and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award (for The Illustrated Mum), the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award (for Double Act, for which she was also highly commended for the Carnegie Medal). In 2002 Jacqueline was given an OBE for services to literacy in schools and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. She was the author most borrowed from British libraries in the last decade.

'A brilliant writer of wit and subtlety' THE TIMES
'She should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
'Has a rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues' BOOKSELLER

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