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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

With the help of her understanding mother and a close friend, Jen eventually outgrows her nickname, Jinx, and deals with the deaths of two boys with whom she had been involved. (Source: Trove)

Notes

  • A novel in verse form.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

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 , 2001 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 215p.
      ISBN: 1865082643
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Simon Pulse ,
      2004 .
      image of person or book cover 338627717165244664.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 224p.
      Note/s:
      • Published May 25th 2004
      ISBN: 9780689871177
Alternative title: ジンクス
Alternative title: Jinkusu
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Sakuhokusha ,
      2003 .
      image of person or book cover 9064719079378493348.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 308p.
      ISBN: 4860850033, 9784860850036

Works about this Work

The Verse-Novel : A New Genre Joy Alexander , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature in Education , September vol. 36 no. 3 2005; (p. 269-283)
This article examines the verse-novel, a genre that has gained some prominence in children's fiction in the last ten years. The chief evolving characteristics of the genre in both style and content are discussed.
Misery's Triumph Andrew Bolt , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 24 August 2003; (p. 80)
Untitled Lee Finkelstein , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 46 no. 1 2002; (p. 44)

— Review of Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel
Reviews of the Shortlisted Books Relevant to Teenage Readers Jennifer Riggs , Kris Johnstone , Geoff Ferguson , Iain Browning , Jill Midolo , Nicole Crouch , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 1 2002; (p. 10-19)

— Review of Finding Grace Alyssa Brugman , 2001 single work novel ; Forest Sonya Hartnett , 2001 single work novel ; Yoss Odo Hirsch , 2001 single work novel ; Mahalia Joanne Horniman , 2001 single work novel ; Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel ; When Dogs Cry Markus Zusak , 2001 single work novel ; A Different Sort of Real : The Diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 Kerry Greenwood , 2001 single work children's fiction ; An Ordinary Day Libby Gleeson , 2001 single work picture book ; My Dog John Heffernan , 2000 single work picture book ; In My Backyard Nette Hilton , 2001 single work picture book ; The Red Tree Shaun Tan , 2001 single work picture book ; Soldier Boy : The True Story of Jim Martin the Youngest Anzac Anthony Hill , 2001 single work biography
Where Have All the Dragons Gone Meg Sorensen , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 August 2002; (p. 13)
Provides the full shortlist for the 2002 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards and discusses trends in recent Australian writing for children.
Untitled Lee Finkelstein , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 46 no. 1 2002; (p. 44)

— Review of Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel
CoverNotes Mike Shuttleworth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 21 October 2001; (p. 11) The West Australian , 10 November 2001; (p. 8)

— Review of Insides Andrew Moshos , 2001 single work novel ; Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel ; Seventeen Versions of Jewishness : Twenty Examples Morris Lurie , 2001 selected work short story prose poetry
Verse Novels with Bite Jenny Pausacker , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 May 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of The Year It All Happened Catherine Bateson , 2001 single work novel ; The Angel of Barbican High Michelle A. Taylor , 2001 single work novel ; Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel ; Volcano Boy Libby Hathorn , 2001 single work novel ; Love Poems and Leg Spinners : A Month in the Life of Class 5B Steven Herrick , 2001 selected work poetry
Untitled Jo Goodman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 17 no. 1 2002; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel
Teen Verse Novels Katharine England , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 July 2002; (p. 19)

— Review of Jinx Margaret Wild , 2001 single work novel ; The Angel of Barbican High Michelle A. Taylor , 2001 single work novel ; Volcano Boy Libby Hathorn , 2001 single work novel ; Painted Love Letters Catherine Bateson , 2002 single work children's fiction
Misery's Triumph Andrew Bolt , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 24 August 2003; (p. 80)
The Verse-Novel : A New Genre Joy Alexander , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature in Education , September vol. 36 no. 3 2005; (p. 269-283)
This article examines the verse-novel, a genre that has gained some prominence in children's fiction in the last ten years. The chief evolving characteristics of the genre in both style and content are discussed.
Hard Work, Child's Play Jenny Tabakoff , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 November 2001; (p. 13)
Jinx by Margaret Wild Moira Robinson , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 9 no. 4 2001; (p. 43)
Where Have All the Dragons Gone Meg Sorensen , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 August 2002; (p. 13)
Provides the full shortlist for the 2002 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards and discusses trends in recent Australian writing for children.
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