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Lost / Eve Ainsworth.

By: Ainsworth, Eve.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Scholastic, 2019Description: 264 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781407185446 ; 1407185446 (pbk).Subject(s): Mothers -- Death -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Friendship in adolescence -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Resilience (Personality trait) in adolescenceSummary: When Alfie Turner loses his mum, it feels like his world is falling apart. She was the glue that held their family together and, now that she's gone, Alfie and his dad don't really know how to be a family without her. And then Alfie meets Alice. Alice is a force of nature and has her own set of problems, but at least when Alfie's with her he can forget about his. Or can he? Because no matter how hard you run, life will always catch up in the end. Despite everything holding them back, together Alfie and Alice learn two things: that friendship can help dig you out of even the blackest hole, and that it's not the falling down that matters, it's the getting back up.
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Teenage Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction AINS Available T00826858
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<p> </p> When Alfie Turner loses his mum, it feels like his world is falling apart. <p>She was the glue that held their family together and, now that she's gone, Alfie and his dad don't really know how to be a family without her.</p> <p>And then Alfie meets Alice.</p> <p>Alice is a force of nature and has her own set of problems, but at least when Alfie's with her he can forget about his.</p> <p>Or can he? Because no matter how hard you run, life will always catch up in the end.</p> <p>Despite everything holding them back, together Alfie and Alice learn two things: that friendship can help dig you out of even the blackest hole, and that it's not the falling down that matters, it's the getting back up.</p> Enormously heartfelt and insightful, this fiercely uplifting novel is Eve Ainsworth at her best. <p> </p>

When Alfie Turner loses his mum, it feels like his world is falling apart. She was the glue that held their family together and, now that she's gone, Alfie and his dad don't really know how to be a family without her. And then Alfie meets Alice. Alice is a force of nature and has her own set of problems, but at least when Alfie's with her he can forget about his. Or can he? Because no matter how hard you run, life will always catch up in the end. Despite everything holding them back, together Alfie and Alice learn two things: that friendship can help dig you out of even the blackest hole, and that it's not the falling down that matters, it's the getting back up.