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Slam

Level 1

HORNBY, Nick
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Sam is honest, straightforward, endearing and funny. Samís essentially a good guy, but heís very confused and sometimes apathetic. Hornby avoids moralising, and this is a cool, down-to-earth story with a likeable hero.

AWARDS:

  • WINNER ALA Best Books for Young Adults 2008

FAMILY | GROWING UP | PREGNANCY

  • DOHERTY, Berlie: Dear Nobody (Hamish Hamilton 1991) classic tale about Helen and Chris expecting an unwanted baby.
  • 17 filles (2011) 17 girls decide to become pregnant at the same time; get the English version.
  • HORNBY, Nick: How To Be Good (Viking 2001)
  • HORNBY, Nick: Juliet, Naked (Riverhead 2009)

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