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Zenda Vecchio / Becoming Kirsty-Lee

  • Zenda Vecchio / Becoming Kirsty-Lee
If you love someone, you give them parts of yourself and that’s dangerous. If they go away, they take part of you with them.
One summer’s day, thirteen-year-old Kirsty-Lee comes home from school to find her father has left them. This novel explores the ways in which she comes to terms with this and the subsequent changes in her family.
Zenda Vecchio is an award-winning writer whose numerous short stories have been published in a variety of literary journals and magazines. Becoming Kirsty-Lee is her second novel for adolescents.
‘…a poignant novella… This book will touch all those who have experienced their own grief and many will find it hard not to shed a tear at this girl’s story.’ - ReadPlus
‘…an inspiring book.’ - Tamba
'The story is written in deceptively simple language but tells a tale of devastating emotional complexity and harsh insights into what it actually means to grow up.' - Polestar
978 1 74027 735 8, 84pp




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