Julie Bertagna





Julie Bertagna


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in Ayrshire, Scotland, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1962

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Julie was born in Ayrshire and grew up near Glasgow, where she now lives with her family. After a degree in English Language and Literature, she was the editor of a small magazine, a teacher and a freelance journalist. Julie has written many critically-acclaimed, award-winning novels for teenagers and younger readers. She speaks in schools, libraries and at book festivals across the UK.

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It's Book Week Scotland and how great to find EXODUS in The Guardian's Top Ten Scottish children's book quotes among brilliant company, such as JK Rowling, Robert Louis Stevenson, JM Barrie and Debi Gliori. It's almost impossible to pick a favourite quote, but if I absolutely had to it would be this one:

'To try to be brave is to be brave.'

That's from a beautiful classic - George MacDonald's At... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.64 · 4,887 ratings · 496 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Exodus (Exodus, #1)

3.67 avg rating — 3,391 ratings — published 2002 — 24 editions
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Zenith (Exodus, #2)

3.59 avg rating — 879 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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Aurora (Exodus, #3)

3.74 avg rating — 320 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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The Opposite of Chocolate

3.33 avg rating — 172 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Spark Gap

3.22 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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Dolphin Boy

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Soundtrack

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The Ice Cream Machine

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Our City

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“You can betray someone with a word or an action. You can betray them with silence or inaction too. And in betraying that one person, you can betray a whole world.”
Julie Bertagna, Exodus

“Keep going and never stop.”
Julie Bertagna, Exodus

“How much wreckage and destruction justifies the creation of a better world?”
Julie Bertagna, Zenith

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