• my name is leon by kit de waal - Review:  My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal
    Young Adult

    Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

    If you want a read that pulls at the heartstrings, makes you weep and hug your own children that wee bit tighter then this a book for you.  This book highlights the impact, adult’s behaviour and actions affect and change a child’s psyche – for better or worse.  During these years’ children develop a sense of the person they are going to become, they learn appropriate behaviour, empathy and appropriate boundaries.  They learn the social skills that will carry them through life.  This book examines the implications of parental abuse, racial undertones and a little boy who is struggling to find his place in the world.  The cover of the…