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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Butterflies
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'Katherine was severly burnt in an accident when she was two years old. Now 17, she lives with her mother and 22-year-old sister. Their father left the family when they were very young. This is a moving and well-written tale of emotional and physical damage and Katherine's need to overcome her fears.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Severe burns and disfigurement.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2001 .
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      Extent: 247p.
      ISBN: 0207198500
    • La Jolla, San Diego, California,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Kane/Miller Book Publishers ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 254p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2011.
      ISBN: 1610670434, 9781610670432

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Writing Social Justice Through Fiction Susanne Gervay , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 33 2011; (p. 34-35)
The Realistic Turn : Trends in Recent Australian Young Adult Fiction Wendy Michaels , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , May vol. 14 no. 1 2004; (p. 49-59)
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— Review of Butterflies Susanne Gervay , 2001 single work novel
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— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 25-26)

— Review of Butterflies Susanne Gervay , 2001 single work novel
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— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 25-26)

— Review of Butterflies Susanne Gervay , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Kris Johnstone , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 15 no. 3 2001; (p. 25)

— Review of Butterflies Susanne Gervay , 2001 single work novel
Young Fiction Katharine England , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 February 2001; (p. 21)

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Untitled Fran Knight , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 16 no. 1 2001; (p. 38)

— Review of Butterflies Susanne Gervay , 2001 single work novel
A Consomme of Delights Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 232 2001; (p. 62-63)

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The Realistic Turn : Trends in Recent Australian Young Adult Fiction Wendy Michaels , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , May vol. 14 no. 1 2004; (p. 49-59)
Michaels briefly describes the trends in Australian young adult literature during the 1980s and 1990s, focusing in particular on the works of John Marsden. She then examines five current young adult works in order to discuss current trends in the genre.
Journeys to Safe Harbours Marc McEvoy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 February 2012; (p. 6)
Writing Social Justice Through Fiction Susanne Gervay , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 33 2011; (p. 34-35)
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