My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk

[Download] ✤ My Name is Leon ➸ Kit de Waal – Chickenshedcafe.uk A brother chosen A brother left behind And a family where you'd least expect to find oneLeon is nine and has a perfect baby brother called Jake They have gone to live with Maureen who has fuzzy red haA brother chosen A brother left behind And a family where you'd least expect to find oneLeon is nine and has a perfect baby brother called Jake They have gone to live with Maureen who has fuzzy red hair like a halo and a belly like Father Christmas But the adults are speaking in low voices and wearing Preten.

D faces They are threatening to give Jake to strangers Since Jake is white and Leon is notAs Leon struggles to cope with his anger certain things can still make him smile like Curly Wurlys riding his bike fast downhill burying his hands deep in the soil hanging out with Tufty who reminds him of his dad and s.

My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name  ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk

My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk

name epub leon ebok My Name kindle My Name is Leon EpubD faces They are threatening to give Jake to strangers Since Jake is white and Leon is notAs Leon struggles to cope with his anger certain things can still make him smile like Curly Wurlys riding his bike fast downhill burying his hands deep in the soil hanging out with Tufty who reminds him of his dad and s.

10 thoughts on “My Name is Leon

  1. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubThis is a heartbreaking story told from the perspective of a young child Leon and his experience of his family falling apart social services and foster care in London It begins with Carol Leon's mother giving birth to baby Jake Leon is captivated and enthralled by JakeLeon is a bright intelligent and mature child who finds himself taking care of Carol and Jake by himself Carol is unwell and experiencing mental health issues Leon's bond with Jake is incredibly strong he is acutely observant of the baby's features mannerisms and behaviour H


  2. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubThis book could not have landed in my hands at a better time I have a young friend who is 13 years old She lives on the other side of the world from me For privacy purposesI'm not going to mention her name but she will knowI dedicate this review to her My young friend has had a challenging life but is soooo inspiring of a young girlno words are the right words to express how exceptional she is I read My Name is Leon on the edge of tears much of the time I


  3. F F says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubWas a sad read Thought was going to come of the end Loved the characters Heartbreaking at times


  4. Dem Dem says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon Epub35 Stars An uplifting and poignant read My name is Leon is a story told by a nine year old boy called Leon and while I am not a fan of child narrators the book was engaging and a worthwhile readA short debut novel that I felt had a YA feel to it but I think it is a novel that will resonate with all age levels and readersSet in Britain in the early 1980s Leon is nine years old and brother to Jake who is 9 months old They have gone to live with Maureen after their mother Carol's breakdown Maureen has fuzzy red hair like a halo and a belly like Father Christmas Jake is uickly adopted and Leon is left in the foster care of Maureen and we start to see the and understand the world through Leon eyes and what life has in store for him and MaureenThis book had so many emotions for me


  5. Angela M Angela M says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubI was hooked again Another book where the narrative is from a child's perspective and I couldn't resist the opportunity to get an advance copy Leon though is a little different from the precocious narrators I've fallen in love with who are sometimes wiser than the adults This one is about a kid who really isn't uite sure what's happening around him and it's just so sad watching him try to make sense of it all He may not understa


  6. Cheri Cheri says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubIt’s the 1980’s as this debut novel begins; Leon is 8 years old nearly nine a mixed race child whose mother has just given birth to his brother Jake Leon’s father is Jamaican and Jake’s father is white so Jake has pale skin and pale hair like his mother Leon adores his new baby brother from the start from his tiny perfect toes to his soft perfect hair perfect tiny fingers After Leon his mother and Jake go home Leon helps his mother with Jake trying to prove how responsible a big


  7. Esil Esil says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubAn enthusiastic 4 stars My Name Is Leon hit just the right emotional punch Set in the late 1970s in England this book is told from 9 year old Leon's perspective He is half black living with his single mum and 1 year old brother His mum is not up to the task of looking after her kids so Leon looks after his brother and eventually they move into foster care with Maureen And the rest of the book focuses on Leon's longing for his imperfect lost family and his actual life in foster care I loved Leon and his perspective on what was going on alternating between disbelief anger wisdom naïveté hope and sadness I loved all the other characters de Waal has created many were far from perfect but none were all bad I loved de Waal's depiction of the time period the effects of racism intermingled with fascination over Charles and


  8. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubA moving insightful book about two brothers one with black skin one with white skin and their movement through the foster care system in England during the 1980s Leon the title character in Kit de Waal's latest book has shouldered responsibility than any 10 year old should Try as he might to


  9. Julie Christine Julie Christine says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubA tender beautifully rendered narrative that captures the voice and perspective of a vulnerable child with intelligence and clarity Leon is nine the son of Carol a broken young white woman and a disappeared West Indies man He is also a doting and careful big brother to baby Jake stepping into the role of caregiver as his mother slides into catatonia After Carol has a mental breakdown brought on by drugs prostitution and the massive weight of poverty Leon and Jake are placed in foster care Jake—cuddly white Leon and Jake share a mother but have different fathers—is easily adopted Leon heartbroken must navigate the world alone But the beauty of this lovely and loving novel is the hope Kit de Waal offers Resilience and human kindness are recurring themes even if those humans who extend a hand are deeply flawed Despite being caught up in an overburdened social service system Leon is lifted by the warm embrace of his foster mother Maureen and he


  10. Hilary Hilary says:

    My Name is Leon Epub ↠ My Name ePUB Å å PDF chickenshedcafe.uk name epub, leon ebok, My Name kindle, My Name is Leon EpubLeon has a baby brother a mum who can't cope and a dad who has walked out The story is set in the 1980's and gives you a taste of social history of the time poverty racism police brutality and social services just not getting it right Leon is a lovely kind boy and during the story you really want things to work out for him he is wonderful to his baby brother despite the awful circumstances there are some wonderful people who help him Leon has some perceptive observations of peoples facial expressions how true some adults underestimate a child's ability to see through false gestures Some lovely references to cheese triangles curly wurlys and toffos and other 80's delicacies


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