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Being Bee
Being Bee
Catherine Bateson


Since Bee’s mother died, it’d been just her, her dad and her guinea pigs, Lulu and Fifi. But then Jazzi moves in, bringing with her a whole new way of looking at things and a whole lot of secrets. A h ...


The
The 'S' Word: A Bo...
James Roy
Gus Gordon


OK, here’s a very short pop quiz. Boys think about sex: a. when they’re awake b. when they’re asleep c. when they’re half awake and half asleep d. all of the above


The Year Nick McGowan Came To Stay
The Year Nick McGo...
Rebecca Sparrow


It's 1989 and Rachel Hill is the girl most likely to succeed. And the girl most likely to have everything under control ...that is, until her father invites the moody Nick McGowan to live with them.


Loku And The Shark Attack
Loku And The Shark...
Deborah Carlyon


Loku and the Shark Attack is a soulful adventure story about a young village boy, Loku, who undertakes some serious risks to prove to his twin bother that he 'has guts.'


Josh
Josh
Ivan Southall


From the minute Josh steps off the train at Ryan Creek, he knows that fitting in is going to be hard work.


His Name In Fire
His Name In Fire
Catherine Bateson


Abattoir Town is just another town bypassed by the highway until Mollie arrives, lugging more than her suitcase of circus tricks.


The Line Formation
The Line Formation
Pat Flynn


Hope, Texas was the last place that Ozzie, a league loving lad from the Queensland outback, expected to find himself. The gridiron field, green and perfect under bright Friday lights seemed a world a ...


Nightpeople
Nightpeople
Anthony Eaton


This is an outstanding novel, the best work to date from a writer who has already won the Premier's Award: superb writing, a thoroughly engrossing story, and utterly credible characters trapped in a ...


Double Exposure
Double Exposure
Brian Caswell


Chris Eveson is a genius; streetwise, artistic and sensitive, and rebelling against the domineering abuses of his father. Unlike his twin brother, Cain, who seems average in every way – at least to th ...


High Hopes On Sea
High Hopes On Sea
Jenny Wagner


The Hope family live by the sea, in a house with its hands in its pockets and a puppy named Princess Sassy. Mr Hope invents wonderful new devices, Mrs. Hope likes burnt toast. Marissa watches the wav ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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