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Books about being in care

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Festival of Care 2019

This Shetland Festival run by partners and care experienced young people aimed to raise awareness of being in care. We promoted a list of books with a care theme.

Junior Fiction

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
Tracy Beaker series by Jacqueline Wilson
Fizzypop! by Jean Ure
Perry Angel’s Suitcase by Glenda Millard


Young Adult

Salvage by Keren David
Would You Rather by Chris Higgins
The Solace of The Road by Siobhan Dowd
Saffy’s Angel by Hilary McKay
Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech


Adult Fiction

A Theory of Relativity by Jacqueline Mitchard
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti
Run by Ann Patchett
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
Believe In Me by Susan Lewis


Adult Non-fiction

Lion by Saroo Brierby (Biography)
Coming Home to Self: Healing the Primal Wound – Verrier
Where Has Mummy Gone? by Cathy Glass


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