Strawgirl

Strawgirl

Authors : Jackie Kay

ISBN10 : 0330480634 ISBN13 : 9780330480635

Genres : Fantasy,Young Adult

Language: English

3.54 /5

Paperback, pages

Published July 4th 2003 by MacMillan UK

Description

A beautiful, extraordinary first novel for children from a unique storyteller. Growing up on a Highland farm in a totally white community, 11-year-old 'Maybe' MacPherson hates her mixed-race roots: she is half Celtic and half Nigerian Ibo. But everything changes when her beloved father is killed in ......more

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About the author(Jackie Kay)

Born in Glasgow in 1961 to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father, Kay was adopted by a white couple, Helen and John Kay, as a baby. Brought up in Bishopbriggs, a Glasgow suburb, she has an older adopted brother, Maxwell as well as siblings by her adoptive parents.

Kay's adoptive father ......more

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