Cassandra Golds i(14 works by) (a.k.a. Cassandra Mia Golds)
Born: Established: 1962 ;
Gender: Female
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Awards for Works

Pureheart 2013 single work novel young adult fantasy

'Gal and Deirdre have forgotten something. Something really, really important.

'When her grandmother dies, Deirdre is left alone in a crumbling block of flats. Looking out the window one misty night, she sees a boy who seems familiar. Together, he and Deirde must discover the secret of the old building, before it collapses and the secret is lost forever . . .' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Young Adults' Fiction
The Three Loves of Persimmon 2010 single work novel young adult fantasy 'Persimmon lives a solitary life, pouring her passion into the florist shop she owns in the underground railway station. Her only companion is Rose, a talking cabbage. Intriguing young men come and go but Persimmon has yet to find the love of her life. Several levels beneath Persimmon's shop lives a mouse called Epiphany. Epiphany has a questing mind. She wants to know what lies beyond the dark tunnels of her home. As in all good fables, Persimmon and Epiphany are destined to meet. And when they do, life will never be the same again.' (Trove record)
2011 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Books
2011 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Young Adults' Fiction
2011 winner Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Young Adult Fiction
2010 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Children's Books
The Museum of Mary Child 2009 single work novel young adult

'Heloise lives with her godmother in an isolated cottage. Next door is a sinister museum dedicated to the memory of Mary Child. Visitors enter it with a smile and depart with fear in their eyes. One day, Heloise finds a doll under the floorboards. Against her godmother's wishes, she keeps it. And that's when the delicate truce between Heloise and her godmother begins to unravel...

'Heloise runs away. She journeys far, but one day she must return to uncover the secret at the heart of her being.' (Publisher's blurb)

2010 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Young Adults' Fiction
2009 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
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