Shortlist year: 
2012
Shortlist category: 
Children's literature
Published by: 
Penguin Random House

About the book

Book cover- Father's Day by Anne Brooksbank

What if your parents had been keeping a secret from you your whole life?

Sam is in his first year of high school and has been saving his paper-round money for months to buy the one thing he yearns for – a boat. Suddenly his bank balance is doubled by an unknown person. But who is it? As Sam investigates he watches in dismay as his family life is turned upside down; and he is forced to make a decision that will change everything.

A story about finding strength and conviction in a confusing adult world.