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Emily, Chobham Academy Book Group


Beck is a mixed race boy in the time of the American depression, and throughout his childhood, he travels from the UK, to Canada and America. I really liked this book, throughout the whole thing you 'root' for Beck and hope he finds a nice family to live with. His life is full of ups and downs, and I was determined to read on and hope he ends up on a high. Beck has to deal with abuse, love and loss, and with the struggle of travelling on foot across countries. I couldn't put this book down! However, this book is for older readers and I wouldn't recomend it if you are in Year 7 or 8, ask your teacher for advice.

Posted on: 26th April 2017 at 04:19 pm

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