DEAR NOBODY by Berlie Doherty, winner of the Carnegie Medal, is the moving story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is one. Click here to buy Dear Nobody from Wordery. Also published as an ebook, which is available from Amazon, Apple, Google and all usual. Berlie Doherty is an English novelist, playwright, children’s author and poet. Writer of Street Child and Dear Nobody. Details: Article/page.

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I don’t need all this information and it’s really distracting. It is a shame, but berie it is not regarded as brlie a book many favours in its marketability to tie it too closely to a region. A Teaching Unit on Summary. Mrs Garton refuses to have Chris in the house, but he and Helen continue to see each other. His mother is very nice. That being said, there were some lovely details that really brought the other characters to life, particularly Chris’ dad.

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After the holidays Chris and Helen get their degrees. Jun 25, Rea Bailey rated it really liked it. See all 30 reviews. Industrielle Verlagerungsprozesse der Bekleidungs- und Lederwarenin They spend some days together berlue Chris. Ich finde deine summary gut, weil sie sehr umfangreich ist.

This book creats no pretty illusions.

Their baby is a girl and they call it Amy. She is berliw daughter of an ‘intact’ middle class family. A light and easy read with a deeper message.

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Helen and Chris make love for the first, and only, time. One day Helen tells Chris that she is probably pregnant. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Chris starts reading the letters and they take him back to January, where the whole story began.

Joan wants to divorce because she wants to marry her boyfriend. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There are literally no redeeming qualities about this book. In the story, when Helen finds out that she has become pregnant, she feels she has no one to turn to. She is pressured greatley by her non-understanding mother to have a abortion.

What I liked about this story is that two people Helen and Chrie give their point of views across. Chris loves Helen very much and is afraid of losing her. I decided to read this book as a part of the read-a-thon because it is pretty short.

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Dear Nobody First edition. He is the boyfriend of Helen. English Language and Literature Studies – Linguistics.

Helen and Chris are young, foolish and in love. After having read the last letter Chris drives immediately to hospital to see Helen and his baby.

The people, who occur in the book are members of the middle class. English – Discussion and Essays. It reveals the frightening reality of being young and pregnant. A parcel of letters is delivered for him, and he recognizes Helen’s handwriting. It is told from two viewpoints – that of Helen as she writes her thoughts in a series of letters to the unborn baby, the Dear Nobody of the title, and of Chris as he reads the letters and relives events as Helen is in labour.


Library of Congress Catalog Record. One day when Helen talks with her grandmother about the pregnancy. I don’t think it adds to the book at all unless the reader is familiar with Sheffield.

Request a new password via email. She is very happy about the result and she wants to tell it Chris. What an emotional story which generally made my heart break into two. For the next time Chris isn’t allowed to meet Helen because Mrs. I would reccomend it to anyone who likes to go see romantic comedies at the movies. She’s confused and tormented, and so is he. Helen confronts her mother with what her grandmother has said and her mother tells her that she has been an illegitimate child and that she had a very hard childhood because of that.

When she finds out that Helen is pregnant she wants her to have an abortion because she doesn’t want what happened in her childhood to happen again. In summer Chris makes a cycling trip through France with a friend.

She is best known for children’s books, for which she has twice won the Carnegie Medal. I hope that everyone else who reads this will emjoy it as much as I did. The plot wasn’t interesting, I couldn’t sympathise with the characters, and it honestly felt like I was reading a first draft.