My mother alerted

My mother alerted

Louise is 16 years old. She goes to high school, loves poetry, her friends and her 8-year-old brother, Rudy, whom she affectionately calls “the mole.” However, Louise’s life is not always easy… Her mother is suffering from a severely crippling serious illness. She’s a single mum and unable to take care of her children; especially since one morning Louise’s father left the ship, leaving his daughter alone at the helm. That’s a burden too heavy for a child of that age to bear. Shopping, her mum’s injections every night, checking her little brother’s homework….
little by little Louise finds herself in a role that is not her own. And last but not least her ex-boyfriend, who is annoyed that she left him, takes revenge online. A sensitive and poignant novel about young caregivers, those teenagers that have to support their sick parents.

Age: 15+

Pages : 200

Size: 14 x 21 cm

ISBN : 978-2-88908-372-5

Publication: 2017

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