by Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff

First Release:

July 2017

ISBN: 9780763678425

Born of a brief encounter between a Liverpool prostitute and an African soldier in 1907, Beck finds himself orphaned as a young boy and sent overseas to the Catholic Brothers in Canada.

  • ISBN: 9780763678425
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 272
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
    Authors: Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.4, Points: 9
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.2, Points: 15
    Lexile: Level: 790L
    Awards & Honors: 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal Longlist
    Genre: Fic
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