Things seem to be going to pieces for Alan since his mam died. His friend Mary is there to help but she cannot protect him from the unwelcome attention of Andrew Stapleton. And his dad is too sad and lost to stand up for his son. But his mam isnt as far away as he thinks. And when Alan discovers he has a special gift, he sets out on a ghostly adventure that will change his life forever.\r\n\r\nIn Pieces is a novel written by second year students in JCSP Library Trinity Comprehensive School Ballymun, Dublin, Ireland, in collaboration with Kevin Mc Dermott.