Saving Francesca

Author:   Melina Marchetta
Publisher:   Perfection Learning
ISBN:  

9780756966621


Pages:   243
Publication Date:   09 May 2006
Format:   Hardback
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MOST OF MY friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life. Francesca battles her mother, Mia, constantly over what's best for her. All Francesca wants is her old friends and her old school, but instead Mia sends her to St. Sebastian's, an all-boys' school that has just opened its doors to girls. Now Francesca's surrounded by hundreds of boys, with only a few other girls for company. All of them weirdos--or worse. Then one day, Mia is too depressed to get out of bed. One day turns into months, and as her family begins to fall apart, Francesca realizes that without her mother's high spirits, she hardly knows who she is. But she doesn't yet realize that she's more like Mia than she thinks. With a little unlikely help from St. Sebastian's, she just might be able to save her family, her friends, and--especially--herself. From the Hardcover edition.

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Author:   Melina Marchetta
Publisher:   Perfection Learning
Imprint:   Perfection Learning
Dimensions:   Width: 12.70cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.259kg
ISBN:  

9780756966621


ISBN 10:   0756966620
Pages:   243
Publication Date:   09 May 2006
Audience:   Young adult ,  Teenage / Young adult
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
The supplier is currently out of stock of this item. It will be ordered for you and placed on backorder. Once it does come back in stock, we will ship it out for you.

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A rich exploration of maturation, identity, family, and friendship. --The Bulletin, Starred


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