Bad Girls: Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend.
Clean Break: Unfortunately he's got another surprise in store - he's leaving them. Will Dad's well-meaning but chaotic attempts to keep seeing Em and the other children help the family come to terms with this new crisis?
Dustbin Baby: April knows she was abandoned in a rubbish bin as a newborn baby, fourteen years ago. Now she's happily settled with her foster mother.
My Sister Jodie: Quiet, cautious Pearl has always adored her bold, brash, bad big sister Jodie.When their parents get new jobs at a grand, fusty old boarding school.
Secrets: India lives in a large, luxurious house with a mum she can't stand and a dad she adores, though he hasn't had much time for her recently.
Lola Rose: When life with Jayni's violent-tempered father becomes too frightening to cope with, Jayni, her mum and her little brother Kenny are forced to escape in the middle of the night.
Lily Alone: When Mum goes off on holiday with her new boyfriend and her stepdad fails to show up, Lily is determined to keep the family together and show they can cope without any grown-ups.
The Diamond Girls: Dixie is the youngest Diamond girl. She and her sisters - dreamy Martine, glamorous Rochelle and tough Jude.
Midnight: Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will, and when a shocking secret about Will's past is revealed, things get even worse.