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Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Synopsis from Goodreads

Tippi and Grace share everything—clothes, friends . . . even their body. Writing in free verse, Sarah Crossan tells the sensitive and moving story of conjoined twin sisters, which will find fans in readers of Gayle Forman, Jodi Picoult, and Jandy Nelson.

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The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano by Margarita Engle with art by Sean Qualls

Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 4th 2006 by Henry Holt and Co.
Source: Library

Margarita Engle brings to vivid life the poet slave of Cuba, Juan Francisco Manzano. 845 more words


July 2015: Poetry and Verse Novel Month


This month’s theme is poetry and verse novel month – because there are so many poems and verse novels that we couldn’t wait any longer to write about them. 97 more words

This Month's Theme

ABC Radio Interview

It’s always lovely to drop in and chat with Wayne Shearman at ABC Wide Bay. If you missed the interview on the radio this morning (with a flashback to 2009, and special guest appearance by Toby Lamond as … Toby!) you can catch it on the… 12 more words


Torquay School Visit

New books make for busy times!

Last week I had a day with students at Torquay State School. There were author talks with three different class groupings, and in the middle of it all, a 2hr poetry workshop with about 30 keen and talented kids. 168 more words


On Track and Celebrating

This week saw the publication of On Track – and it’s been such a wonderful celebration.

First stop: Sandy Strait State School for Wide Bay Readers Cup. 548 more words


Writing Outside Your Comfort Zone - And 'On Track' With Kathryn Apel

My dear writing friend, Kathryn Apel’s second verse novel for children, On Track has just been released by UQP.

On Track is the story of two brothers trying to find their place in the world and within their own family. 738 more words

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