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Dear Nobody

UK Publisher: Puffin Teenage Books

Winner of the Carnegie Medal

“What’s the matter?” Chris asked me.
“I did a test,” I told him. “And it was negative. Then I fainted at your dad’s. I did another test this morning. It was positive.”

Helen and Chris are in their last year at school. In October, Helen should be going to Music College and Chris to University. Now, October is the month when their baby will be born.

Desperate not to lose Helen, Chris can’t begin to think about the baby. But Helen, unable to talk to her mother, turns to her unborn baby, her little Nobody, and writes down her thoughts.

Somehow, Helen and Chris have to find a way to face the future – together or apart.

Berlie Doherty has been a compulsive writer of novels, plays, stories and poetry for all ages since 1982.  She has...