Dear Nobody has ratings and reviews. The moving and very real story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is told from two viewpoints. DEAR NOBODY by Berlie Doherty, winner of the Carnegie Medal, is the moving story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is one. Berlie Doherty – DEAR NOBODY. Plot: The book ‘ Dear Nobody ‘ is about teenage pregnancy. It shows the problems young people have to face in case of a.

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Maybe I just read the story on the wrong day in the wrong frame of mind. Chris starts reading the letters and they take him back to January, where the whole story began.

One dohery later he gets a letter from Helen in which she writes him that she is very happy about her life with their daughter Amy. He works in a library but he has always wanted to become a musician. Helen confronts her mother with what her grandmother has said and her mother tells her that she has been an illegitimate child and that she xear a very hard childhood because of that. Es un libro entretenido aunque un poco deprimente en algunos aspectos.

“Dear Nobody” by Berlie Doherty. Summary and Characterisation

Request a new password via email. Throughout the book Helen writes letters to her unborn baby about her most personal thought. Berliw doesn’t dare to talk to her mother. Foreign editions of Dear Nobody.

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But Chris feels he has a right to dohertu a part in fear babys life. I’m not ready for him, and he’s not ready for me. Before Helen got pregnant she had planned to go to university, but now with the baby it would be difficult. The parcel is filled with letters which all begin with the same words: Chris and Helen are both studying on high school.


To get away from all the memories in Sheffield, he goes to France with Tom.

Analysis of the song “Dear Mr. Helen writes down how she feels and addresses the unborn baby as Dear Nobody. Feb 03, Emily rated it did not like it. I disliked both main characters and I was pretty annoyed by the whole letter-thing. Chris is very disappointed about her.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Chris is very happy that Helen has decided to keep the baby. The sort of day that never really starts, when daylight hardly happens and night folds in by mid-afternoon, hushing everything back to sleep again.

Berlie Doherty – Dear Nobody

I don’t think it adds to the ddar at all unless the reader is familiar with Sheffield. He cannot think about it he is just desperate not to lose Helen.

What an emotional story which generally made my heart break into two. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This just adds to Chris’ list of problems of passing his exams, finding and talking to his ex-mother, and making his desions about college. This book to me gives a great perspective of a teenage girl, going through very confusing issues and how she deals with the changes her body is going through.

Aug 18, Maryama rated it it was ok. Doherty tells a beautiful story about love and making choices. She asks Helen if she is pregnant and Helen tells her about it. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Free Publication of your term paper, essay, interpretation, bachelor’s thesis, master’s thesis, dissertation or textbook – upload now!

One month later he gets a reply from his mother named Joan. The main characters Helen and Chris are both seniors and deeply in love when Chris gets Helen pregnant unwanted.

But her mother realises that there must be something wrong with her. Helen gets pregnant and writes letters to her unborn baby calling it Nobody.


It’s touching and reality-based story. Unlike other stories of pregnant teenagers, this book precents the an honest veiw of Helen and Chris’s situation. Here berlke a link to a very informative blog on Dear Nobody.

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Learn more click to open popover Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly The Carnegie Medal-winning novel offers an affecting look at a teenager’s pregnancy–and the resultant tensions with her boyfriend and family. But she only writes about herself and it looks as if she doesn’t want to know anything about her son, who she hasn’t seen for years. Es muy i Una historia preciosa. Unlike other stories of pregnant teenagers, this book precents the an honest veiw of Helen and Chris’s situation.

Nobody is Chris’ baby too, and so when Helen breaks their relationship saying, “I just need some time to figure everything out” he is furious. At gerlie time Helen beroie her nobkdy ‘Dear Nobody’ letter. When she finds out that Helen is pregnant she wants her to have an abortion because she doesn’t want what happened in her childhood to happen again. In the meantime Helen and Chris visit his mother. How was I going to explore the emotional and physical turmoil that daer was going through?

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There are literally no redeeming qualities about this book. I think I’m probably not the target audience but I would have loved it as a teenager. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.