A powerful tale of loss and longing and the struggle to survive against all odds. This is a redemptive story of one boy's search to find a home and a family to belong to and care for. Skip is a young teen whose life has left him feeling isolated and out of sync with those around him. Neglected by his parents and the foster care system, Skip decides to live on the streets, where he teams up with old homeless man, Billy. When war breaks out, they meet six-year-old Max and beautiful teenage dancer, Tia, with her tiny baby, Sixpence. Together this fragile family set up home in a deserted funfair, as conflict rages around them.
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Glenda Millard (Author)
Glenda Millard is an Australian writer of children's literature and young-adult fiction. She wrote A Small Free Kiss in the Dark after seeing an article about people who survive on what other people waste. Glenda says "From there my thoughts progr...