Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
Book Description'My old school, St Stella's, only goes to Year Ten and most of my friends now go to Pius Senior Collage, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of Limitation Placers in my life.' Francesca is at the beginning of her second term in Year Eleven at an all boys' school that has just started accepting girls. She still misses her old friends, and, to make things worse, her mother has had a breakdown and can barely move from her bed. But Francesca had not counted on the fierce loyalty of her new friends, or falling in love, or finding that it's within her power to bring her family back together.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781743191828
Classification: Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories , Personal & social issues (Children's / Teenage)
Format: CD-Audio (150mm x 168mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Bolinda Publishing
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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