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The other mother / Matthew Green.

By: Green, Matthew, 1971- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Corsair, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781472152398 (paperback).Subject(s): Teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction | Capgras syndrome -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Bildungsromans.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: The one he loves most, is the one he knows least Thirteen-year-old Michael Parsons is dealing with a lot. His father's sudden death; his mother's new husband, Glen, who he loathes; his two younger siblings, who he looks after more and more now his mother works extra shifts. And then one day, Michael wakes up and his mother is gone. In her place is an exact, duplicate mother. The 'other mother'. No one else seems to notice the real version is missing. His brother, his sister and even Glen act as if everything's normal. But Michael knows in his heart that this mother is not his. And he begins to panic. What follows is a big-hearted coming-of-age story of a boy struggling with an unusual disorder that poses unparalleled challenges - but also, as he discovers, offers him unique opportunities.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Keilor Library
Teenage Fiction T GREE Available IA2052013
Junior St Albans Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T GREE Issued 11/10/2019 IA2052014
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T GREE Available IA2052012
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The one he loves most, is the one he knows least Thirteen-year-old Michael Parsons is dealing with a lot. His father's sudden death; his mother's new husband, Glen, who he loathes; his two younger siblings, who he looks after more and more now his mother works extra shifts. And then one day, Michael wakes up and his mother is gone. In her place is an exact, duplicate mother. The 'other mother'. No one else seems to notice the real version is missing. His brother, his sister and even Glen act as if everything's normal. But Michael knows in his heart that this mother is not his. And he begins to panic. What follows is a big-hearted coming-of-age story of a boy struggling with an unusual disorder that poses unparalleled challenges - but also, as he discovers, offers him unique opportunities.

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