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y A Single Stone single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'Strong-willed Jena lives in a village shrouded in superstition and secrets. Like all the other girls, she has been bound and broken since birth to make her small enough to gather precious mica, which keeps her people warm in winter. But after a tragic accident, Jena starts questioning everything she's ever been told, and the truth will have consequences she cannot predict - for everybody. This beautifully written, haunting novel warns of the consequences of blind following, and shows the important difference between appearance and truth. This is award-winning McKinlay's best yet.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Launched 7 May 2015, at Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach Fremantle.
  • Shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier's 2016 Book Awards.
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Walker Books Australia , 2015 .
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      Extent: 271p.
      Note/s:
      • Published May 2015
      ISBN: 9781925081701

Works about this Work

The Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year Awards: the Winners Your Kids Must Read Linda Morris , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'There is a paradox in Australian children's literature and it is this: in an age where the young are attached to the very digital devices predicted to crucify the printed book, children's book publishing is in robust health. Not surviving but thriving.'

'Children's book sales have been on the rise on the back of vibrant stories from Mem Fox, Jackie French and Bob Graham and many others. ...'

Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016 : Judges Split Three of the $80,000 Prizes Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 8 November 2016;
'Two years ago there was quite a kerfuffle when Tony Abbott intervened at the last moment to ensure the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction was shared between the novelist the judges had selected, Steven Carroll, and the PM's captain's pick, Richard Flanagan. ...'
A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay Anastasia Gonis , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , February 2016;

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Power Play : Meg McKinlay Frances Atkinson , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 3 2015; (p. 6)
'Meg McKinlay's new novel for younger readers 'manages to pose big questions about gender and power, and thoroughly entertain', writes reviewer Frances Atkinson.'
Review : A Single Stone Frances Atkinson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 3 2015; (p. 15)

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Review : A Single Stone Chloe Mauger , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 30 no. 2 2015; (p. 42)

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Teen Tales of Friendship, Love and Loss Joy Lawn , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of Pieces of Sky Trinity Doyle 2015 single work novel ; Frankie & Joely Nova Weetman 2015 single work novel ; Risk Fleur Ferris 2015 single work novel ; A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Review : A Single Stone Katy Gerner , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , August 2015;

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Review : A Single Stone Frances Atkinson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 3 2015; (p. 15)

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Review : A Single Stone Chloe Mauger , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 30 no. 2 2015; (p. 42)

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Teen Tales of Friendship, Love and Loss Joy Lawn , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of Pieces of Sky Trinity Doyle 2015 single work novel ; Frankie & Joely Nova Weetman 2015 single work novel ; Risk Fleur Ferris 2015 single work novel ; A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Review : A Single Stone Katy Gerner , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , August 2015;

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay Anastasia Gonis , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , February 2016;

— Review of A Single Stone Megan McKinlay 2015 single work novel
Power Play : Meg McKinlay Frances Atkinson , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 3 2015; (p. 6)
'Meg McKinlay's new novel for younger readers 'manages to pose big questions about gender and power, and thoroughly entertain', writes reviewer Frances Atkinson.'
The Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year Awards: the Winners Your Kids Must Read Linda Morris , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'There is a paradox in Australian children's literature and it is this: in an age where the young are attached to the very digital devices predicted to crucify the printed book, children's book publishing is in robust health. Not surviving but thriving.'

'Children's book sales have been on the rise on the back of vibrant stories from Mem Fox, Jackie French and Bob Graham and many others. ...'

Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016 : Judges Split Three of the $80,000 Prizes Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 8 November 2016;
'Two years ago there was quite a kerfuffle when Tony Abbott intervened at the last moment to ensure the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction was shared between the novelist the judges had selected, Steven Carroll, and the PM's captain's pick, Richard Flanagan. ...'
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