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The Midnight Dress - a book by Foxlee, Karen

The Midnight Dress

The Midnight Dress( )
Author: Foxlee, Karen
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Knopf Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Quiet misfit Rose doesn't expect to fall in love with the sleepy beach town of Leonora. Nor does she expect to become fast friends with beautiful, vivacious Pearl Kelly, organizer of the high school float at the annual Harvest Festival parade. It's better not to get too attached when Rose and her father live on the road, driving their caravan from one place to the next whenever her dad gets itchy feet. But Rose can't resist the mysterious charms of the town or the popular girl, try as...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.48 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.888 Pounds
Author Biography
Foxlee, Karen (Author)
Karen Foxlee was born in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia on February 3, 1971. Before becoming an author, she worked as a registered nurse. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative writing from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Her first novel, The Anatomy of Wings, was published in 2007. It won the Emerging Author Award at the 2006 Queensland Premier's Literary Award, The Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book South East Asia Pacific Region, and The Dobbie Award. Her other works include The Midnight Dress. Her title Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy made the finalist list for the Aurealis Awards in 2014. This title also made the Readings Children¿s Book Prize 2015 shortlist.


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