Wildlife

Wildlife

by Fiona Wood

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 21/05/2013

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"In the holidays before the dreaded term at Crowthorne Grammar's outdoor education camp two things out of the ordinary happened.


A picture of me was plastered all over a twenty-metre billboard.


And I kissed Ben Capaldi."


Boarding for a term in the wilderness, sixteen-year-old Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program - but friendship complications, and love that goes wrong? They're extra-curricula.


Enter Lou from Six Impossible Things - the reluctant new girl for this term in the great outdoors. Fragile behind an implacable mask, she is grieving a death that occurred almost a year ago. Despite herself, Lou becomes intrigued by the unfolding drama between her housemates Sibylla and Holly, and has to decide whether to end her self-imposed detachment and join the fray.


And as Sibylla confronts a tangle of betrayal, she needs to renegotiate everything she thought she knew about surviving in the wild.


A story about first love, friendship and NOT fitting in.


Winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia Award for Older Readers 2014

Shortlisted for Queensland Literary Awards' Young Adult Book Award 2013, NSW Premier's Literary Awards' Ethel Turner Prize 2014 and VIC Premier's Literary Awards' Prize for Writing for Young Adults 2014

ISBN:
9781743288115
9781743288115
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
21-05-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan Australia
Fiona Wood

Fiona Wood has been writing television scripts for more than ten years.

Her second YA novel, Wildlife, won the 2014 CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers.

Cloudwish is her third novel. She lives in Melbourne with her family.

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