The pavee and the buffer girl / Siobhan Dowd ; illustrated by Emma Shoard.
Publication year: 2019
Publisher: Edinburgh : Barrington Stoke, 2019.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781781128794 (pbk.) :
Originally published: Edinburgh: The Bucket List, 2017.
Jim and his family have halted by Dundray and the education people have been round mouthing the law. In school the Traveller kids suffer at the hands of teachers and other pupils alike, called 'tinker-stinkers', 'dirty gyps' and worse. Then the punches start. The only friendly face is Kit, a settle girl who takes Jim under her wing and teaches him to read in the great cathedral chamber in the cave below the town.
Teenage 11-14 years
Number of reservations: 0
105 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm
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