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Nova Weetman Nova Weetman i(A15341 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Nova Weetman has written short films, short plays and short stories. In 2005 she won the FAW Jim Hamilton Award for an unpublished novel for 'Monday Man'.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Secrets We Share St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2017 12359393 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Clem is slowly rebuilding her life after a house fire destroyed everything. She’s about to start high school with her two best friends and she’s finally settled into living with her dad in their tiny flat. But when her mum unexpectedly moves in, Clem feels like there’s no space for her.

'Then she meets Matt, a funny and rebellious fourteen-year-old with family troubles of his own. When everything starts to unravel, Clem must decide which secrets to keep and which to share.' (Publication summary)
 

2018 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
y separately published work icon Everything Is Changed St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2016 9163122 2016 single work novel young adult

'If only we could all go back to the way it was before…Jake and Alex. Best mates. One terrible mistake. Two lives that will never be the same.Told in reverse, this powerful and gritty novel moves through the wreckage of a broken friendship, back to the moment when everything changed.' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon The Secrets We Keep St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2016 9153095 2016 single work children's fiction

'I don't know if you've ever seen a house burn, but it's not like anything else ......

'Clem Timmins has lost everything - her clothes, her possessions, her house and her mum. Now living in a tiny flat with her dad, Clem has to start a new school and make new friends.

'On her first day, Clem tells Ellie that her mum died in a house fire and immediately regrets it when Ellie latches on and confides that her own mother is dying of cancer.

'When Clem receives a letter she doesn't want to read, it becomes clear she can't run from her past forever, especially when the truth appears right in front of her face.'

Source: Publisher's blurb

2018 shortlisted International Awards Sakura Medal (Japan)
2018 winner KROC Awards Fiction Years 7-9
2018 honour book KOALA Awards Fiction for Years 7-9
2018 shortlisted YABBA Fiction Years 7-9
2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
2017 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2017 shortlisted The Readings Children’s Book Prize
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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