Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
A boy with an abusive father grows up and fears that he has the same potential for violence as his father has.
Family Relationships; Adoption; Foster care; Family violence; adopted child; adoptive parents; adoptive sister; adoptive family; foster child; physical abuse; emotional abuse; abusive partner; abusive boyfriend; abusive father; abused mother; abused child
male child; male teenager
adoptive mother and father
Carnegie Medal, 2014, Short List
Grampian Children's Book Award, 2015, Short List
UKLA Children's Book Award, 2015, Long List, Ages (12-16)
UKLA Digital Book Award, 2015, Long List, Ages (12-16)
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2017
hostages; rescue; high school; museum; England; social worker; biological father; drugs and alcohol
Fine, Anne, "Blood Family" (2013). DIVerse Families. 451.