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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Writing Clementine
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'You said we could write anything we wanted. The first thing that came into our minds. Blue fish, red fish, green fish...

'Clementine Darcy is floundering. She wants to be the kind of fish who swims to the swish of her own fins - upstream, not simply carried along by the current.

'But she is finding the swirling waters of school and home difficult to navigate: her friendship group is splintering, her brother Fergus won't leave his room, her sister's life is not as perfect as Clem thought...and then there's the New Boy, who is dapper and intriguing, but hiding secrets of his own. Clem is desperate for everyone - including herself - to be happy, but she discovers that her idea of helping doesn't always work as well as she imagined.

'Can Clem be the girl she wants to be? Will she learn to accept that there are things she can fix and things she cannot? Will she find a way to know the difference?' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Steampunk note: while the novel itself is young-adult contemporary, rather than steampunk, one of the central characters is involved in a steampunk cosplay group.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Extent: 192p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2014
      ISBN: 9781743316634

Works about this Work

Review : Writing Clementine Patricia Halsall , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Writing Clementine Kate Gordon , 2014 single work novel
Review : Writing Clementine Patricia Halsall , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Writing Clementine Kate Gordon , 2014 single work novel
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