Finding Stevie
Cathy Glass

Finding Stevie

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie is gender fluid she isn’t sure what that term means and looks it up on the internet.


Stevie, together with his younger brother and sister, have been brought up by their grandparents as their mother is in prison. But the grandparents can no longer cope with Stevie’s behaviour so they are  placing him in care voluntarily. He goes to live with Cathy and her family.


Like many young people Stevie spends time online and Cathy warns him about the dangers of talking to strangers, and how to stay safe online.  When Stevie’s younger siblings tell their grandmother that they had a secret they can’t  tell Cathy is worried. However, nothing could have prepared her for the truth when Stevie finally breaks down and confesses what he’s done.

Book Details:

  • Author: Cathy Glass
  • Published Year: 2019
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Harper Collins

Cathy Glass

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 25 years, during which time she has looked after more than 150 children, of all ages and backgrounds. She is a specialist foster carer, also referred to as a level three carer, which means she often looks after children with complex needs or those with very challenging behaviour. Much of her inspiration for writing comes from fostering. She was awarded a degree in education and psychology, as a mature student. Cathy has always combined fostering with writing, rising very early every morning in order to write, before the day begins with her ever changi...
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Book Reviews

  • "Cathy Glass has done it again. Another beautiful book."
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  • "Cathy Glass amazes me more each time I read one of her books. "
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  • "She is such a good author and you really feel part of the story."
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  • "A brilliant book from a brilliant author. "
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  • "I love that Cathy can touch on any taboo subject…"
    5* Goodreads review
  • "Cathy always writes with love and energy..."
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  • "All I can say is WOW! Such a good book! As always, Cathy writes with warmth & sensitivity about a difficult topic for many ."
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  • "Another fantastic book …. beautifully told experience..."
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  • "A dark and poignant true story…"
    5* Kobo
  • "Wow – this book knocked me for six. "
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  • "A perfect blend of twists and turns. "
  • "After reading the book, I stood up on my bed and clapped for Cathy for a minute. "