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"If a child slips through the net and leaves school without being able to read and write, that child will be starting a life sentence - embarrassment, rage, isolation, fear, torment. I know. I’ve been there and so have thousands of others." 

Sue was a dinner lady when, at the age of 38, she finally admitted that she couldn't read or write. Secrets is an autobiographical account of the difficulties she faced in a life without literacy. The book has been designed for both beginner and confident readers, with standard text on the left-hand page and a simplified text on the facing page. Secrets also makes fascinating reading for children of primary and secondary school age.

Sue Torr is a dedicated adult literacy campaigner who was awarded an MBE for Outstanding Service to the Community.

Additional Information

  • Author : Sue Torr MBE
  • Reading Level : 1 - Very Easy Beginner Reader
  • Series : All other
  • Topic : Biographical
  • Topic : Inspiring
  • Topic : Life
  • Publisher : Gatehouse Books
  • ISBN : 9781842310243

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