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Tender

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An honest account of what real-life is really like for some teenagers. Marty and Daisy spend their lives pretending. Marty pretends his mum's grip on reality isn't slipping by the day. Daisy pretends her parents aren't burning out while they look after her incurably ill brother. They both pretend they're fine. But the thing about pretending is, at some point, it has to stop. And then what?

Product code: 9781407164304

ISBN 9781407164304
Publisher Scholastic
No. Of Pages 304
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H206xW148xS20
Touching on teenage carers and mental health, TENDER is "a compassionate, compelling and unflinching novel" (Cat Clarke). Marty and Daisy spend their lives pretending. Marty pretends his mum's OK. Daisy pretends her parents aren't exhausting themselves. But at some point the pretending has to stop. And then what?