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All the Things that Could Go Wrong
Written by Stewart Foster
Simon & Schuster
Dan is angry that his older brother has gone away before they can really start building the raft they have designed together. Nothing seems to be going right at home or at school and, along with other members of his gang, he takes out his frustrations on a weaker target. Alex suffers with OCD, which makes it hard for him to leave the house and to control the worries that threaten to overwhelm him. When their mothers arrange for them to spend the school holidays together, building the raft, both are appalled, but, by working together, they gradually reach an understanding, of themselves and each other. Told from both viewpoints, All the Things that Could Go Wrong is a skilful and moving exploration of bullying, friendship and hope, giving an insight into the effect mental illness can have on a young life.
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