Being Toffee

July 14, 2020|
Being Toffee by Sarah Crossan
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I am not who I say I am,
and Marla isn''t who she thinks she is.


I am a girl trying to forget.
She is a woman trying to remember.


Allison has run away from home and with nowhere to live finds herself hiding out in the shed of what she thinks is an abandoned house. But the house isn''t empty. An elderly woman named Marla, with dementia, lives there - and she mistakes Allison for an old friend from her past named Toffee.

Allison is used to hiding who she really is, and trying to be what other people want her to be. And so, Toffee is who she becomes. After all, it means she has a place to stay. There are worse places she could be.

But as their bond grows, and Allison discovers how much Marla needs a real friend, she begins to ask herself - where is home? What is a family? And most importantly, who is she, really?

Sarah Crossan is the author of young adult novels One, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apple and Rain and The Weight of Water, both short-listed, Moonrise, Being Toffee, Breathe, and Resist, as well as Here is the Beehive, a novel for adults. She grew up in Ireland and England, taught English in the United States and continues to promote...
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Title:Being ToffeeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.25 X 5.51 X 0.01 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.25 X 5.51 X 0.01 inPublished:July 14, 2020Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1547603291

ISBN - 13:9781547603299

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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