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Julia Lawrinson

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Julia Lawrinson is an Australian writer of children's and young adult fiction. Her debut novel Obsession (Fremantle Press, 2001) won the Western Australian Premier's Prize for Young Adult Writing: since then her work has been shortlisted for numerous awards. Her latest book is the Flyaway Girls (Puffin 2015) and her next YA will be out in early 2017.

Everyone is talking about diversity in children’s books, it seems. TheAsian Festival of Children’s Content is an annual event that more than talks about diversity – it is an opportunity for children’s content creators from all over the world to meet and find out what is going on in different countries. The organisers originally wanted it to be the Bologna of the southern hemisphere: my guess is... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.45 · 527 ratings · 86 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Losing It

3.52 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Bye, Beautiful

3.25 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2006
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The Push

3.27 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Chess Nuts

3.84 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Skating the Edge

4.21 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2002
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Suburban Freak Show

3.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Obsession

3.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2001
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Bad Bad Thing

3.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2005
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The Flyaway Girls

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Bye Beautiful

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“They say you see stars, when you hit the back of your head like that, but Billy was facing upwards, and he could not tell whether the stars in his eyes were from the pulsing whites of country stars. There is nothing like the night sky in the country, the spongy purple of it, the stars with their own heartbeats, the things out there that you cannot see.”
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