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The Outside Child
Jane Tucker lives with her two aunts whilst her father works on ships as a sailor. Her friend Plato Jones is a brainy twelve-year-old boy who knows a lot about life and the world. When Jane goes to visit her father in one of his ships, she finds some photographs of him with a woman and two small children. She finds out later that they are her stepmother, brother and sister. Jane has never met them because her stepmother because she never wanted to see ...