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The Year My Life Broke

Author: John Marsden  

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The most boring street in the most boring town is not where cricket-mad Josh wants to be. He's gone from winner to loser. Or has he?

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The most boring street in the most boring town is not where cricket-mad Josh wants to be. He's gone from winner to loser. Or has he?

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From the mutli-award winning and bestselling author of the Tomorrow series."Australia's king of young adult fiction" The AustralianYou move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there.The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous strangers in the backyard and bullets flying past your ears.At your new school, everyone thinks you're the biggest loser in Grade 6. Little do they know. When they realise the truth, teachers and students alike are in for the shock of their lives.Funny, gripping and full of surprises, The Year My Life Broke could be the most real book you read this year.Warning: This book is not a fantasy. It contains no superheroes, wizards, dragons, time travel, aliens or magic.Notable Book for the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards's Young Readers 2014

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Awards

Commended for Children's Book Council of the Australia Awards Young Readers 2014
Short-listed for Speech Pathology Awards 2014

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About the Author

Multi award-winning and bestselling author John Marsden has sold millions of books worldwide, and won every major award in Australia for young people's fiction.He has written more than 40 books, including So Much to Tell You and Letters from the Inside, which span a range of genres and audiences.John's legendary 'The Tomorrow Series', called 'the best series for Australian teens of all time', has sold into multiple territories and was adapted into a highly successful movie and a major TV series.His historical novel for adults, South of Darkness, won the Christina Stead Award for Best Novel of 2015.John's enduring passion for education has led him to found two schools: Candlebark, on a vast forested estate near Romsey, Victoria; and Alice Miller, at Macedon, a Year 7-12 school with a particular emphasis on the creative arts.His two adult, non-fiction titles, The Art of Growing Up and Take Risks, explore his fascinating life and his absorbing, profound insights into teaching, parenting and society today.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan Australia | Pan Australia
Published
1st December 2013
Pages
180
ISBN
9781742613352

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