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Coram Boy
by Jamila Gavin (more about Jamila Gavin) 875/247
Historical Fiction for ages 9 to 12 published by Mammoth
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
* £4.79, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Our Reviewer's humble opinion
0/10 Sorry, I haven't had time to read this yet.
Anything else?
Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award 2000.
Other books by Jamila Gavin include Fine Feathered Friend, Grandpa Chatterji, I Want to be an Angel.
The publisher reckons...
In eighteenth century London, Aaron grows up in the Corum Foundling Hospital, having been saved from death by a boy called Meshak. Meshak, Aaron and Toby, the child of an African slave, all have a narrow escape as Meshak's evil father sets sail to sell them into slavery.
And what do you think?
John McLay, Amazon.co.uk
Eighteenth-century England is the setting for Jamilla Gavin's sweeping saga of growing-up, struggle, tradition and corruption. From an acorn of an idea about a real-life good Samaritan of yesteryear, the author has crafted a satisfying, if occasionally pa
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