Kate McCaffrey Kate McCaffrey i(A99336 works by)
Born: Established: 1970 ;
Gender: Female
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Kate McCaffrey grew up in Perth’s northern suburbs. She has a degree in English and Art and a diploma in Education, and has taught high-school English.

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Saving Jazz 2016 single work novel young adult

'Jasmine Lovely has it all – the looks, the grades, the friends. But when a house party spins out of control, Jazz discovers what can happen when your mistakes go viral ...

'We know our kids are at risk of becoming victims of cyberbullying. But do we know how at risk they are of becoming perpetrators? This controversial new novel tackles cyberbullying from a whole new perspective.' (Publication summary)

2017 winner Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature Older Readers
Crashing Down 2014 single work novel young adult

'Lucy is in Year 12 and under pressure to succeed. The last thing she needs now is an intense boyfriend. Breaking up with Carl feels like the only way to keep her dreams on track.

'But good decisions can have bad consequences.

'And leaving Carl is going to be a whole lot harder than Lucy could ever have imagined.' (Publication summary)

2015 winner Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature Older Readers
2015 shortlisted Western Australian Young Readers' Book Award Older Readers
In Ecstasy 2008 single work novel young adult

'Mia and Sophie have been best friends forever — but that’s all about to change. Experimenting with alcohol, flirting with boys, and dabbling in drugs, their lives quickly spiral out of control. There is little currently available for young readers — and their parents — that accurately reflects both the appeal and the consequences of drug use from a teenage perspective, making this an important and valuable novel.' (Publication summary)

2008 winner Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature Older Readers
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