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Children's Fiction Emotions & Feelings

About Nellie and Me

by (author) Barry Dickson

photographs by Paul Craven

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1978
Emotions & Feelings
Recommended Age
8 to 10
Recommended Grade
3 to 5
Recommended Reading age
8 to 10
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1978
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1978
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About Nellie and Me brings together two touching stories of young people growing up in the big city.A Home for NellieA smuggled kitten, a "no pets" rule and the story of Nellie McClung push Sharon into action in her housing project. It looks as though her older friend Mrs. Davis will lose her kittens unless a way can be found to get the rules changed.About Clocks, Candy, Bullies and MeIt's an ordinary day. The alarm clock crashes into Billy's sleep, his mother nags him, and once again he has to face Larry, the neighbourhood tough guy. But when Billy returns to the apartment, things are anything but ordinary. His brother is home from training school and his father is coming for supper. That evening the family must decide: should his father come back home to stay?

About the authors

BARRY DICKSON is the author of Home Safely to Me, and is a social worker in downtown Toronto.

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Paul Craven is an associate professor in the Department of Social Science at York University.

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Other titles by Barry Dickson