Everything you need to understand or teach Has Anyone Seen Heather? by Mary Rose Callaghan.
Has Anyone Seen Heather? is what the British call a "thriller," or mystery novel, though actually it is much more than that. It is about two teen-aged Irish girls, Clare and Katie Kelly, who live with their grandfather (their mother's father) and his sister in Dublin.
Their mother, married to an American actor but separated from him, lives in London and has promised the girls to bring them over to spend the summer with her and help set up an apartment, where they would all eventually live together. The girls look forward to the trip, but when they arrive, their mother, Heather, does not turn up. With little money in their pockets and somewhat bewildered by the great metropolis, the girls desperately try to find Heather, but with very little luck. They discover to their dismay that she has suddenly vanished from her place of employment and is... View more of the Has Anyone Seen Heather? Summary