Cassie (Girlfriend Fiction 8)

Barry Jonsberg
AUD $14.95
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Holly Holley is so average it hurts . until her cousin Cassie comes to stay, and Demi Larson takes her under her wing and makes life a whole lot more interesting. Book 8 in the Girlfriend series - real life, real emotions, awesome stories!

My name is Holly Holley and I have given up routines.

Holly hates her name, her looks and her life. She isn't in with the right crowd and she has little hope of dating the gorgeous Raph McDonald. With Cassie staying, she has to move out of her bedroom into the tiny, smelly spare room, and she feels her life couldn't be more unfair. So when Demi, the coolest girl in school, invites Holly on a make-over shopping spree, she jumps at the chance. Even Cass can see that Holly is stretching her wings. But will she fly or fall?

Before long Holly learns that appearances can be deceptive and friendship can blossom in unexpected places .

'I LOVED it. And the humour was great!! Go Holly Holley!!' Alex 16

Author bio:

Barry Jonsberg was born in Liverpool, England, and now lives in Darwin, Australia with his wife, children and two dogs. Barry has written several novels for young adults including The Whole Business With Kiffo and the Pitbull which was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers) in 2005. His second book It's Not All About YOU, Calma! won the Adelaide Festival Award for Childrens Literature and was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers) in 2006. Dreamrider was shortlisted for the 2007 NSW Premier's Award (Ethel Turner Award). A young adult novel Ironbark and a novel for younger readers The Dog that Dumped on My Doona were published in 2008. Barry's books have been published in the US, the UK, France, Poland, Germany + China. Barry is a regular speaker at conferences in Australia and has visited many schools to talk about his writing.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9781741753479
Awards: Short-listed, The Children's Peace Literature Award, 2009
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: November 2008
Page Extent: 168
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 13 - 16
Subject: Young adult fiction

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