Available to watch from 16th September

Alex Wheatle OBE

Home Girl

Winner of the Guardian’s Children’s Fiction Award, Alex has been described as a major voice in British children’s literature. The author of 14 books, he explores growing up in a children’s home and going to prison after the Brixton Riots in 1981 and how his life changed when a cell mate advised him to start reading.
Talking to Homa Khaleeli

Age 13+

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