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Sue Lawson Sue Lawson i(A67436 works by)
Born: Established: 1969 ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Show Me the Money Sue Lawson , Karen Tayleur (illustrator), Fitzroy : Wild Dog Books , 2020 19908563 2020 single work information book children's 'The next time you hand over your money, take a moment to really look at that coin or note. Why is there a clear strip on each note? Who are those people and what’s their story? And what’s the deal with the Queen? Learn about who and what is on Australian money in Show Me The Money.' (Publication summary)
 
1 y separately published work icon The Biscuit Maker Sue Lawson , Liz Anelli (illustrator), Melbourne : Walker Books Australia , 2020 19556660 2020 single work picture book children's

'Benedict Stanley lives alone with his cat in Mavin Road where families hustle, joggers puff and workers scurry to the train. There's no time for hellos or chats. So Benedict begins making biscuits to mark moments in all their lives, leaving them secretly at their doors. People start talking. Who is this mysterious biscuit maker? When Benedict falls ill, young Rory, the only person to know his secret, gathers the residents of Mavin Road and brings them to his door. A beautiful heart-warming book that celebrates community and human connection.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Family Fay Stewart-Muir , Sue Lawson , Jasmine Seymour (illustrator), Broome : Magabala Books , 2020 19537845 2020 single work picture book children's 'Family
Heart and home
Yarning old people
Endless sky

'Family is a thoughtful contemplation for all to learn the different ways that family makes us whole. This beautifully illustrated children's picture book shows everyone that 'family' can be about heart and home; an endless sky; stories and songs. It  'learns' us how to be with each other and with Country. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and this remarkably simple story teaches us all, that family can be many things.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Respect Fay Muir , Sue Lawson , Lisa Kennedy (illustrator), Broome : Magabala Books , 2020 18674147 2020 single work picture book children's

'Our Way is old.
Older than the red earth.
Older than flickering stars.
Our way is respect.

'A tender, thoughtful story reminding us to respect others and respect ourselves.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Aboriginal Protest Fay Muir , Sue Lawson , Newtown : Black Dog Books , 2019 15861851 2019 single work prose
1 1 y separately published work icon Nganga : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases Fay Muir , Sue Lawson , Melbourne : Walker Books Australia , 2018 13182297 2018 single work prose children's

'Nganga (ng gar na): To see and understand.

'Aunty, Uncle, sorry business, deadly, women's business, marngrook, dreamtime, Elders, songlines. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words have become part of our everyday vocabulary but we may not know their true meaning of the word or where the words come from.

'In Nganga, Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson have brought together these words, their meanings and their history. Engage with the rich and unique culture of Aboriginal Australians through this authoritative and concise collection.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon First Contact Sue Lawson , Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2018 13180981 2018 single work picture book children's
1 Set My Senses Alight Sue Lawson , 2016 single work autobiography
— Appears in: The Book That Made Me 2016;
1 6 y separately published work icon Freedom Ride Sue Lawson , Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2015 8220769 2015 single work novel young adult (taught in 1 units)

'Robbie knows bad things happen in Walgaree. But it's nothing to do with him. That's just the way the Aborigines have always been treated. In the summer of 1965 racial tensions in the town are at boiling point, and something headed Walgaree's way will blow things apart. It's time for Robbie to take a stand. Nothing will ever be the same.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon You Don't Even Know Sue Lawson , Newtown : Black Dog Books , 2013 6179095 2013 single work novel young adult

'Alex Hudson is a good guy. He plays water polo. He has a part-time job. He's doing okay at school. Then the thing that anchors Alex is ripped away and his life seems pointless. How can he make anyone else understand how he feels, when he doesn't even know?'

1 4 y separately published work icon Forget Me Not : The Story of One Family’s Voyage on the Titanic Sue Lawson , Newtown : Black Dog Books , 2012 Z1854665 2012 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction '"I am filled with the worst feeling. Everyone says it is the safest, most luxurious ship in the world, but something about it is extremely unsettling." Evelyn Gilmore does not share her brother Thomas s excitement about travelling on the maiden voyage of the luxurious Titanic. For Evelyn the ship is taking her away from everything she knows and loves. For Thomas it is taking him to his new life. How could they know what the trip would bring?' Source: http://www.walkerbooks.com.au (Sighted 16/04/2012).
1 3 y separately published work icon Pan's Whisper Sue Lawson , Newtown : Black Dog Books , 2011 Z1830241 2011 single work novel young adult (taught in 1 units) 'Pan Harris is is brash, loud and damaged. Ordered into foster care, Pan is full of anger at the mother who abandoned her, and the older sister who kept her from her father. Pan is certain that she knows the reality of her past until she meets Hunter, the boy who understands her story better than anyone else, and who just may be the key to unlocking the truth of Pan's memories. But are some memories best left forgotten? And is Hunter worth Pan breaking her most important rule. Never. Trust. Anyone.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 1 y separately published work icon Going Solo Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2011 Z1358716 2011 single work novel young adult

'Mickey Farrell has a dream — to be the hottest singing sensation in the country. But first she has to survive the gruelling challenge of the Diva competition…

"When I first entered the Diva competition nothing changed. Then Diva TV began. Now at school there are so many kids sticking around that my best friends Hana and Charley hang together without me. Suddenly Coco Lamont is not the only one out to get me..."' (Publication summary)

1 Aunt Eda's Piano Sue Lawson , 2010 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Short and Scary 2010; (p. 89-93)
1 6 y separately published work icon Dare You Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2010 Z1717356 2010 single work novel young adult

'When does a dare stop being a game?

'Ruby, Khaden and Sas have been best friends forever. But they aren't kids anymore. Life has become complicated and it is testing the boundaries of their friendship. Despite the warning signs, their childish games spiral out of control, threatening to unravel the world as they know it.

'And this time somebody will lose.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 6 y separately published work icon After Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2009 Z1625185 2009 single work novel young adult

'CJ has been banished to the country to live with his grandparents.

'His attempt to fade into the background at his new school is thwarted when Luke Bennett, a boy suffering from a brain injury, befriends him.

'Here he learns that no matter how hard you try to run from the past it is always right there in front of you, waiting.' (Publication summary)

1 4 y separately published work icon Finding Darcy Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2008 Z1503607 2008 single work novel young adult "Darcy lives with her nurse mother, in a small coastal town. Her mother has to update her training and for three months, Darcy will live with her grandmother who is also caring for her own mother, Darcy’s great-grandmother. Four generations of women on their own. Darcy’s father died when she was a small child. Her grandfather is dead and mystery surrounds the death of the great-grandfather whose name she shares. All Darcy knows is that he died during the war. Discussion about him is forbidden, even by Mum. As if living with a grandmother she calls Misery and a great-grandmother she calls Batty isn’t bad enough, her class is set a living history assignment. They must interview their grandparents for family stories about World War II. Darcy can’t talk to her family so she begins to research herself. A misunderstanding at school leads to a spiralling episode of bullying. Darcy discovers allies in unexpected places and unwraps the secrets that have so dramatically impacted on four generations of her family." (Source: Aussie Reviews)
1 What's Your Super Power? Sue Lawson , 2008 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Short : A Collection of Interesting Short Stories and Other Stuff from Some Surprising and Intelligent People 2008; (p. 129-133)
1 y separately published work icon Extreme Girls Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2007 Z1402935 2007 single work novel young adult 'Girls Stuff TV is going extreme. Jetboating sounds good, right? Okay, now add TV cameras, sound crew and a co-host who would love to see me take a swim. At this stage, I'm just trying to keep my head above water.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 y separately published work icon Drama Queen Sue Lawson , Fitzroy : Black Dog Books , 2007 Z1402932 2007 single work novel young adult 'It sounded like a good idea at the time. An overnight stay at a dairy farm - what fun! Skye and I were having a great time, but if you asked Coco, it was the worst two days of her life. She really earned her new nickname - Drama Queen.' (Publisher's blurb)
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