‘Me and Mr J’ is the story of a sixteen-year old girl called Lara, a very unhappy girl who’s having a hard time at school and an even harder time at home. Her life is falling apart at the seams: mum and dad are heading for a break-up via a series of explosive rows and her best friend Chloe has turned traitor and joined up with the school’s resident nasty girl, Molly whose got her sights firmly set on destroying Lara. The only person who she can turn to is her teacher. He’s the one person she can trust, the one person she falls in love with. But of course, he can’t love her back. Can he?
This is a controversial book that is often sad, often funny and takes a very direct look at a difficult subject. For older teenagers.
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