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Alex Wheatle

ALEX WHEATLE is the author of several best-selling books including the modern classic Brixton Rock, and the multi–award winning Crongton series. He was awarded an MBE for his services to literature in 2008, has been twice nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, and has won numerous other awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. He lives in South London. Home Girl is his latest novel.


Home Girl


When Naomi, a fourteen-year-old white girl, is placed with a black foster care family, her life takes some dramatic twists and turns.