The Girl Who Wanted to Belong

Angela Hart

4.59 based on 24 ratings & 21 reviews on Goodreads.com
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23 August 2018
9781509873944
336 pages
Synopsis

The Sunday Times bestseller.

Lucy is eight years old and ends up in foster care after being abandoned by her mum and kicked out by her new stepmother. Two aunties and then her elderly grandmother take her in but it seems nobody can cope with Lucy’s disruptive behaviour. Social Services hope a stay with experienced foster carer Angela will help Lucy settle down. She misses her dad and three siblings and is desperate for a fresh start back home, but will Lucy ever be able to live in harmony with her stepmother and her stepsister – a girl who was once her best friend at school?

The Girl Who Wanted to Belong is the fifth book from well-loved foster carer and Sunday Times bestselling author Angela Hart. A true story that shares the tale of one of the many children she has fostered over the years. Angela's stories show the difference that quiet care, a watchful eye and sympathetic ear can make to those children whose upbringing has been less fortunate than others.

A no holds barred insight into the reality of looking after someone else's children. A remarkable story from a remarkable woman, it brought back a lot of memories for me

Casey Watson

A moving story that testifies to the redemptive power of love. I hope Angela Hart inspires many others to foster.

Torey Hayden

Praise for Angela Hart: A true tear-jerking tale of love and compassion

Sunday Mirror