Fiction featuring Care Experience

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Honeybee

Craig Silvey

2020

Criag Silvey's Honeybee (2020) is the story about how a time in informal foster care is transformative for 14 year old Sam Watson.

Sam Watson is saved from a fatal jump by an elderly man who also wants to kill himself.

Vic takes Sam home and the friendships Sam makes while living with Vic provide the acceptance and nurturing that enable Sam to deal with past trauma and embrace their identity as trans.