Étrangère Chez Moi (Paperback)

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Margaret a dix ans et elle se r jouit l'id e de rentrer la maison apr's avoir pass deux ans dans un pensionnat. Mais quand elle retrouve enfin sa famille, sa m re ne la reconna t pas et crie: Pas ma fille Cet accueil n'est pas celui que Margaret esp rait. Elle a oubli la langue de son peuple et a du mal avaler la nourriture de sa m re. Margaret n'a m me pas le droit de jouer avec son amie Agn's parce que les gens trouvent qu'elle ressemble trop aux trangers d test's. Elle est devenue une trang re parmi les siens.

Dans ce deuxi me livre extraordinaire, Margaret d peint le portrait de son apprentissage difficile pour retrouver sa place et r concilier son ancienne personnalit avec la nouvelle.

Ten-year-old Margaret can hardly contain her excitement. After two years in a residential boarding school, she is finally headed for home. But when she stands before her family at last, her mother doesn't recognize her, shouting, "Not my girl "

This was hardly the homecoming Margaret expected.

She has forgotten her people's language and can't stomach her mother's food. She isn;t even allowed to play with her friend Agnes, besause she is now seen as too much like the despised outsiders. She has become a stranger to her own people. In this extaordinary sequel to Fatty Legs (Les bas du pensionnat) Margaret must begin a painful journey of learning how to fit again, how to reconcile her old self with the new.

Original title: A Stranger at Home: A True Story



Product Details
ISBN: 9781443118750
ISBN-10: 1443118753
Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: July 1st, 2012
Pages: 124
Language: French