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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 As Happy as Here
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'Three teenage girls from very different backgrounds find themselves sharing a hospital ward. When they witness a crime in the park below their window, they bond over trying to solve the crime and each one undergoes a profound change.

'A beautiful coming-of-age story about identity, expectation, class, justice, society, fairness, and, above all, kindness.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Trust and Strength Joy Lawn , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7 September 2019; (p. 24)

— Review of Promise Me Happy Robert Newton , 2019 single work novel ; Detention Tristan Bancks , 2019 single work novel ; As Happy as Here Jane Godwin , 2019 single work novel ; Sensitive Allayne L. Webster , 2019 single work children's fiction ; My Father's Shadow Jannali Jones , 2019 single work novel

'Vulnerable teens face illness, life with absent, careless or abusive families, and even incarceration. Despite such hardships, most of the characters in the five Australian young adult novels under review­ here today choose to trust others. They cultivate­ kindness and hope, traits that help them grow up braver and stronger.' (Introduction)

Trust and Strength Joy Lawn , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7 September 2019; (p. 24)

— Review of Promise Me Happy Robert Newton , 2019 single work novel ; Detention Tristan Bancks , 2019 single work novel ; As Happy as Here Jane Godwin , 2019 single work novel ; Sensitive Allayne L. Webster , 2019 single work children's fiction ; My Father's Shadow Jannali Jones , 2019 single work novel

'Vulnerable teens face illness, life with absent, careless or abusive families, and even incarceration. Despite such hardships, most of the characters in the five Australian young adult novels under review­ here today choose to trust others. They cultivate­ kindness and hope, traits that help them grow up braver and stronger.' (Introduction)

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