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Stay a little longer / Bali Rai.

By: Rai, Bali [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Edinburgh : Barrington Stoke, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 115 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781781128329.Subject(s): Male friendship -- Teen fiction | Boys -- Teen fiction | Prejudices -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | High interest-low vocabulary books.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Aman's dad is gone, leaving her feeling lost and alone. She struggles to talk about it, but it's a fact and he isn't coming back. When a lovely man called Gurnam moves onto her street and saves Aman from some local bullies, he and Aman quickly become friends, perhaps even like family. But Gurnam has his own sadness. One that's far bigger than Aman can understand, and it's tearing his life apart. A touching and evocative tale of unlikely friendships and finding happiness in the hardest of times. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+.
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Aman's dad is gone, leaving her feeling lost and alone. She struggles to talk about it, but it's a fact and he isn't coming back. When a lovely man called Gurnam moves in to her street and saves Aman from some local bullies, he and Aman quickly become friends, perhaps even like family. But Gurnam has his own sadness, one that's far bigger than Aman can understand, and it's tearing his life apart.

"Barrington Stoke teen" -- Back cover.

"This book is super readable" -- Back cover.

Dyslexic-friendly.

Aman's dad is gone, leaving her feeling lost and alone. She struggles to talk about it, but it's a fact and he isn't coming back. When a lovely man called Gurnam moves onto her street and saves Aman from some local bullies, he and Aman quickly become friends, perhaps even like family. But Gurnam has his own sadness. One that's far bigger than Aman can understand, and it's tearing his life apart. A touching and evocative tale of unlikely friendships and finding happiness in the hardest of times. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+.

Ages: 13+ years old.

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