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Beck

Beck

Peet, Mal, author; Rosoff, Meg, author

Born from a street liason between a poor young woman and an African soldier in the 1900s, Beck is soon orphaned and sent to the Catholic Brothers in Canada. Shipped to work on a farm, his escape takes him across the continent in search for belonging. Enduring abuse and many hardships, Beck has times of comfort and encouragement, eventually finding Grace, the woman with whom he can finally forge his life and shape his destiny as a young man

Hardback, Book. English. Older Teenage Fiction. General. Bildungsromans.
Published London: Walker Books, 2016
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Available at Dunbar Grammar, Knox Academy and Longniddry.

  • Dunbar Grammar – One available in Secondary Fiction

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    0944464 Secondary Fiction School Senior Fiction Available Award
  • Knox Academy – One available in Secondary Fiction

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    0944465 Secondary Fiction School Senior Fiction Available Award
  • Longniddry – One available in Young Adult

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    1155262 Young Adult Young Adult Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff
ISBN: 1406331120, 9781406331127
Intended audience: 14+. Adolescent.
Physical Description: 266 pages ; 23 cm
Subject: AR5.4; ARUY; Young adult fiction.; Carnegie Medal 2017; AR5; Accelerated Reader