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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Secret Science of Magic
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'Joshua is good at magic tricks, ignoring his homework, and not thinking about life after year twelve. He's not so good at talking to Sophia, the genius in his class who he's had a crush on for years. But with their time together in high school running out, he has to do something about it, soon - because if he's learned one thing, it's that timing is everything, Sophia is smart enough to know that geniuses like her can end up as socially inept recluses. 

'In fact, maybe she's halfway there already, what with the panic attacks and her best (and only) friend Elsie drifting away. All Sophia can do is seek refuge in what she understands best: maths, science, logic. But there's no logical explanation for the odd, almost magical things happening around her. And there are some things no amount of study can prepare you for... ' (Synopsis)

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    • Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 .
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      Extent: 328p.
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      • Published: 1st April 2017
         

      ISBN: 9781760127763
    • Atlanta, Georgia,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Peachtree Publishers ,
      2018 .
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      • Published April 2018

      ISBN: 9781682630143

Works about this Work

Fleeing the Fear and Loathing Joy Lawn , 2017 single work essay review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19 August 2017; (p. 22)

'How young people respond to trauma and being trapped is explored in five new novels by Australian writers. Some characters are stuck in time and place, others are victims of grief and persecution.' (Introduction)

Fleeing the Fear and Loathing Joy Lawn , 2017 single work essay review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19 August 2017; (p. 22)

'How young people respond to trauma and being trapped is explored in five new novels by Australian writers. Some characters are stuck in time and place, others are victims of grief and persecution.' (Introduction)

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