Unbecoming

By DOWNHAM, Jenny

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ISBN
9780545907170 9780545907323
Publisher
Scholastic David Fickling Bks.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on December 1, 2015  |  Young Adult

Gr 9 Up—What kind of pain can love survive? How late is too late to learn the truth? When 17-year-old Katie's estranged grandmother shows up on their doorstep, alone and suffering from dementia, Katie's tightly wound mother is enraged. Instantly drawn to the confused but fascinating old woman, who seems to embody a spirit of personal freedom and love that the teen has been longing for, Katie starts recording pieces of her grandmother's story, both to help her remember...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Starred Review on March 1, 2016

Until the hospital called, asking her and her mum and younger brother to come pick up elderly Mary, who is suffering from dementia, seventeen-year-old Katie didn't even know she had a grandmother. As Katie assumes partial responsibility for Mary's care, she uncovers a web of family secrets. While learning more about both h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Katie didn't know she had a grandmother until the hospital called, asking her mum to pick up Mary, who's suffering f...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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