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[Reading] ➻ Desperate Measures By Laura Summers – Soccerjerseys-wholesale.co Vicky and Rhianna are twins but they couldn’t be different For their fourteenth birthday Vicky wants a card from the hottest boy in school Rhianna brain damaged at birth wants a Furby Instead they gVicky and Rhianna are twins but they couldn’t be different For their fourteenth birthday Vicky wants a card from the hottest boy in school Rhianna brain damaged at birth.

Wants a Furby Instead they get a nasty shock – their foster parents can’t cope and it looks as if Vicky and Rhianna and their younger brother Jamie will have to be spli.

desperate pdf measures pdf Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBWants a Furby Instead they get a nasty shock – their foster parents can’t cope and it looks as if Vicky and Rhianna and their younger brother Jamie will have to be spli.

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Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î Laura Summers wrote Desperate Measures after observing that there were very few children's book protagonists with learning disabilities A former teacher she currently writes for television and was recently nominated for a children's BAFTA British Academy of Film and Television Arts award She lives in North Devon United Kingdom

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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBThe story is set in the UK and follows the three siblings as they choose to get themselves out of a difficult situation Their mother has passed away and their father is in prison so they were staying with a foster family However their foster mother has been rushed to hospital so they only thing the social services feel they can do is to split them up which just isn't an option in their eyes So they run away traveling hundreds of miles across the countryThe story starts with Rhiannon's Rhe's point of view She speaks in a simple style about whatever is preoccupying her mind the most at the time usually her toys or her siblings The point of view then switches the Vicky in the next chapter Vicky speaks in an older voice her mental age being older than her twin sister's The font also changes accordingly It


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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBA true beauty A story of love loss and family I thoroughly enjoyed this and I'd definitely recommend it


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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBDesperate time call for desperate measuresRating 55 It was my first teen book And also it was authors first novel she had written many television shows for kids She observed that there were very few characters with learning disabilities in childrens book and the reality that one of her own children is disabled Thw story is about two girls whi are twins Rhianna is brain damaged at birth and Vicky is the one who take care of her sister after her mother's death On their fourteenth birthday they get a nasty shock Their foster parents can't cope and it looks as if Vicky and Rhianna and their younger brother Jamie will have to be split up Its a wonderful and emotional journey of a family finding their ways to live together Vicky and Rhianna’s engaging dual perspective narration offers a refreshing view of people with disabilities readers will most definitely hang on to find out what happens in the credible journey Its a quick read


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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBThe book is about three siblings Vicky Rhianna Re and Jamie who lives with a pair of really nice foster parents Their mother is dead and their dad is in jail but only Vicky knows that It stars at the birthday of Vicky and Rhianna who are twins He


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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUB Vicky and Rhianna are twins but they couldn’t be different For their fourteenth birthday Vicky wants a card from the hottest boy in school Rhianna brain damaged at birth wants a Furby Instead they get a nasty shock – th


  6. Jenny Wondrous Reads Jenny Wondrous Reads says:

    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBLaura Summers brings the subject of disability to the forefront in her critically acclaimed debut novel Desperate Measures Told from the perspective


  7. Anushka Anushka says:

    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBTitle Desperate MeasuresAuthor Laura SummersGenre Award Winning AuthorVicky and Rhianna were twins who were completely different in every way They lost both of their parents and were fostered by a loving family who had wanted a child for a very long time but couldn't have one However their foster parents cannot care for them any and they have to find a family that would keep all three of them or they'd be split up forever They had to make a very big decision to run away to be split up This could have been the most important decision they'd make in their life They decide to stay together and go through many adventures together as they try to find one of their distant relatives and go and live with them but to their surprise they find some strangers living in her house They had nowhere to live and managed to barely survive using all their strength Vicky had spent her life caring for


  8. Kristel Kristel says:

    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBVicky has looked out for her twin sister as long as she can remember Rhianna was deprived of oxygen at birth affecting her mental development negatively Despite this setback the family was happy until tragedy struck Vicky Rhianna and Jamie’s mother passes away from cancer and their father finds himself unable to care for his children The three kids stay at children’s homes for awhile and then are placed in a foster home—a good one Just as Vicky feels like life is slightly stable their foster parents suffer their own tragedy and the kids are shuffled out again So they decide to run away and find their old forgotten great aunt By switching back and forth between Vicky and Rihanna’s perspective of events Summer crafts a wonderful story about family bonds Equally riveting is the description of different characters interacting with Rihanna and her siblings’ reactions Summer also pa


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    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBWhen their foster parents are unable to continue to care for them three siblings embark on a journey to the home of their elderly aunt rather than be separated As often happens on these sorts of adventures they find help in unexpected places and from the most unlikely individuals as well as bullies and cruelty The story is told from alternating viewpoints from Vicky and Rhianna 13 year old twins which affords the reader very different perspectives on the elements of the story Vicky often feels responsible for the care of Rhianna and their younger brother Jamie since Rhianna has a learning disability and struggles with understanding the passage of time and death But in the end Rhianna has st


  10. Julia Julia says:

    Paperback ☆ Desperate Measures ePUB Î desperate pdf, measures pdf, Desperate Measures PDF/EPUBI have just read this book for the second time I wasn't sure if it was one I had already read but after one page it all came flooding back After reading that first page though I could not just stop remembering the story I really wanted to read it againI read this in the space of 24 hours but to be fair I am probably 14 years older than the target audience Nevertheless I really enjoyed it even though I already knew what was comingI enjoy the way that this is written from the points of view of twin sisters who experience things in different ways They pass to each other when a new chapter starts and there is no confusi


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