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y separately published work icon Hooray for Holidays! Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 12885923 2017 selected work children's fiction children's

'Everyone loves going on holidays, whether it's at the beach, over Christmas, or a special family trip! Join Lucy, Ching Ching and Iris in this bumper collection of Go Girl favourites.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon School Spirit Meredith Badger , Rowan McAuley , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013 6361038 2013 selected work children's

An anthology of titles from the Go Girl series: republishes numbers 8, 26, 9, 23, and 5.

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y separately published work icon Sleep-Over Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005 Z1191040 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'PJ Party Puzzle! Olivia is starting to worry about her very first sleepover. She’s thought up a hundred different things that could go wrong—and they’re all totally embarrassing! Olivia doesn’t want to cancel on her best friend at the last minute, BUT… maybe she should just stay home?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005
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y separately published work icon The Worst Gymnast Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005 Z1191057 2005 single work children's fiction children's

'DREAM BIG! Gemma loves gymnastics. But she’s just had the worst class EVER, and her coach isn’t happy. Is Gemma’s life as a gymnast over? Or will her clever plan keep her on the team? ' (Publication summary)

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005
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y separately published work icon Sister Spirit Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005 Z1207053 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Snip! Snip! Cassie is convinced her big sister hates her. First, Hillary cuts off Cassie’s hair (so she won’t look like such a “baby!”). Then she stops talking to her. But Cassie knows a secret about Hillary’s biggest fear. And she’s going to use it to win her big sister back! ' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005
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y separately published work icon Lunchtime Rules Vicki Steggall , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005 Z1207062 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Friendship fumble! Ant (short for Samantha) loves playing sporty games with her friends at lunchtime. But when one of the boys decides she's too slow to play, Ant feels completely left out. Can she come up with a plan to turn things around? Or is Ant doomed to spend a lifetime of lunchtimes alone on the playground?' (Publisher's blurb)
Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005
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y separately published work icon Camp Chaos Meredith Badger , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2000 Z1894822 2000 single work children's fiction children's 'Sophie makes a new friend when she is swapped into another class at school. But with camp coming up, will she be forced to choose between her new bestie and her old bestie?' (Publisher's blurb)
Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2011
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y separately published work icon Basketball Blues Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005 Z1894830 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'When Angie is told that she plays basketball like a boy she is heart-broken. She quits her favorite basketball team and dreams of cheerleading instead. But can cheerleading make Angie happy, or is basketball her real love? It's lucky Angie is more than just a pretty face!' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2005
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y separately published work icon Surf's Up Chrissie Perry , Prahran : E2 , 2005 Z1221339 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Kowabunga! Lucy can't wait to go on vacation with her BFF, Bonnie, and her family. They're going to stay by the beach, take surf lessons, and eat tons of junk food! But the trip takes a nosedive as soon as they hit the waves. Bonnie is a natural, while Lucy keeps wiping out. Lucy doesn't want to feel jealous, but she can't help wondering…will they still be friends when this vacation is over?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : E2 , 2005
8
y separately published work icon Back to School Meredith Badger , Prahran : E2 , 2005 Z1894838 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Another great title in the best-selling Go Girl series. Chloe's nervous about going back to school. She has to get used to a new teacher and harder work. But she didn't expect to be the only one to find the new maths so difficult. Is everyone else really smarter than Chloe?' (Publisher's blurb)
Prahran : E2 , 2005
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y separately published work icon The New Girl Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006 Z1894842 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'Zoe can't wait to meet Isabelle, the new girl. What will she be like, and will they be friends? But when Isabelle starts being really mean, Zoe has to choose between being mean too, or standing tall and being a good friend.' (Publisher's blurb)
Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006
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y separately published work icon Dancing Queen Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006 Z1894846 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'Charlie is buzzing — she's just had her first ever modern dance class! But it's not all perfect. She's in the wrong dance clothes. The trendy girls tease her. And now there's the concert to worry about. But none of that seems to matter, once Charlie starts to dance.' (Publisher's blurb)
Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006
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y separately published work icon The Secret Club Chrissie Perry , South Yarra : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006 Z1894850 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'New town. New school. It’s all so exciting! But Tamsin misses her old friends. Her new classmates are cool, too, but they have a secret club with mysterious anklets. And Tamsin isn’t a member…yet. Will one “NO” vote keep her out of the club…and out of friends?' (Publisher's blurb) South Yarra : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006
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y separately published work icon Kiss Chasey Catch Me If You Can Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : E2 , 2006 Z1276972 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'When Becky and her friends play 'kiss chasey', things don't quite go to plan. Soon Becky's group of friends don't seem to be acting like friends any more. But it's nearly Becky's birthday, and she's going to get an amazing surprise.' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : E2 , 2006
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y separately published work icon The Big Split Rowan McAuley , Prahran : E2 , 2006 Z1276985 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'When Holly's parents decide to break up, Holly is really upset. Luckily, she has her big sister to talk to.' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : E2 , 2006
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y separately published work icon Karate Kicks Chrissie Perry , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 Z1894863 2007 single work children's fiction children's 'When Will and his dad move in with Lola and her mum, there´s lots to get used to. It´s nice to have another kid in the house, even though Will thinks he´s the Karate Kid! But Lola and Will don´t have much in common... until Lola takes up karate too. Can it bring them closer? Or will it karate chop them apart?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Slumber Party Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006 Z1894869 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'Olivia has been to a sleep-over at her best friend's house - at first she was nervous but soon it was great fun! Now she's been invited to a slumber party with five friends. Will it be as fun as the sleepover or will Olivia feel left out?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006
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y separately published work icon Hay Fever Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 Z1894875 2007 single work children's fiction children's 'Playing with baby animals, swimming in the dam and horse riding! At last, Cassie is big enough to go to her cousin's farm for the holidays! But things don't go exactly as she imagined...' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Birthday Girl Meredith Badger , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006 Z1894881 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'Every year Annabelle has a pool party for her birthday. Her uncle makes the invitations, her mum bakes the cake, and nearly her whole class comes! But this year she decides to do something different and to invite her friends from outside of school as well. But what if no one comes? And what if they do come but no one gets along?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2006
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y separately published work icon Teacher's Pet Chrissie Perry , Prahran : E2 , 2007 Z1894885 2007 single work children's fiction children's 'It's the start of a new school year and Maddy is in a class with her bestie, has the coolest teacher, and there is a lucky dip prize for doing well at school! It's a dream come true... or that's how it seems at first! Maddy soon finds out that friendship can take just as much effort as schoolwork and a bestie is a much better prize than a lucky dip!' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : E2 , 2007
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y separately published work icon Music Mad Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 6343328 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Iris is so excited – she gets to spend the next four days playing her saxophone and making new friends! But Iris learns there is no sheet music you can follow when it comes to friendship.' ( Publisher's blurb)

Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2012
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y separately published work icon Know It All Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 6343486 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Isabelle's number 1 page in her favourite magazine is Just Ask Me. You write in with your problems, and if you are lucky, you get a helpful reply printed.

'The answers are always so sensible – no matter how bad or confusing life gets, there is always a simple way to fix things.

'Isabelle thinks she'd be great at giving advice to her friends – until it all goes terribly wrong... ' (Publisher's blurb)

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Netball Dreams Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 6341192 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Alex is no sports star. She's just glad to be on a netball team with her friends. But what if Alex's bad ball skills let the team down? Will she let her friends down too?' (Publisher's blurb)

Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013
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y separately published work icon Snow Play Claire Saxby , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 Z1433747 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Jamie has never been to the snow before - it's going to be awesome!

'But she's been invited by a girl from school she hardly knows...will they get along?' (Publication summary)

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Boy Friend? Meredith Badger , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 7362124 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'A boy can't be a bestie, can he? Mia and Jack are great friends - they live next door to each other, and they like all the same things. But what happens when everyone thinks he's her boyfriend?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Horse Tails Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 7362202 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Zoe's dreams have come true. She is getting horse riding lessons! But she has never ridden a horse before what if things don't turn out like she dreamt?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Boys vs Girls Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007 7362314 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Everyone knows that girls rock! But now Aysha and her twin sister Layla are out to prove that girls are better than boys. How will they go?' (Publication summary)

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2007
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y separately published work icon Class Captain Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008 7362030 2008 single work children's fiction children's

'Holly can hardly believe it when she is voted class captain. It is too cool! But will Holly have to choose between her best friend and being captain?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008
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y separately published work icon Secret's Out Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Books , 2008 6029315 2008 single work children's fiction children's

'When Casey tells Tasmin her biggest secret, she is sure it's safe with her friend.

'But the next day her secret's out!

'What sort of friend would do that?' (Publisher's blurb)

Richmond : Hardie Grant Books , 2008
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y separately published work icon Sink or Swim Thalia Kalkipsakis , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008 Z1636719 2008 single work children's fiction children's 'Bec loves swimming. And she loves being the fastest in the class! But when she joins junior squad, Bec discovers that there's more to swimming than just winning ...' (Author's website.) Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008
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y separately published work icon Flower Girl Chrissie Perry , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008 6343297 2008 single work children's fiction children's Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2011
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y separately published work icon Holiday Rowan McAuley , Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2008 8287572 2008 single work children's fiction children's

'Iris is on an awesome family holiday. But her little brother is being sooo annoying! Can they still have a great time, or will he ruin everything? ' (Publication summary)

Prahran : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013
y separately published work icon Best Christmas Ever Rowan McAuley , Prahran : E2 , 2005 Z1221336 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Ching Ching can’t wait for Christmas. She loves wrapping presents, looking at twinkling fairy lights and eating yummy treats. But then she finds out that Christmas can be sad and lonely for some people. What can Ching Ching do to help?' (Publisher's blurb) Prahran : E2 , 2005
y separately published work icon Super Sporty Thalia Kalkipsakis , Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013 6345293 2013 selected work children's fiction

An anthology of titles from the Go Girls series: republishes titles 2, 19, 28, 10, and 7.

Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013
y separately published work icon Friends Forever Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 12886292 2017 selected work children's fiction

'Everyone loves spending time with their besties, whether it's playing sport, music, or just hanging out! Join Alex, Mia and Iris in this bumper collection of Go Girl favourites.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017

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First known date: 2005

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(Un)Doing Gender : Ways of Being in an Age of Uncertainty Kerry Mallan , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: What Do We Tell the Children? : Critical Essays on Children's Literature 2012; (p. 12-25)
Kerry Mallan examines the configurations of gender and sexuality in recent children's fiction in light of the regulatory pressures of heteronormativity and considers the potential for expanding and enriching concepts of masculinity and femininity for young readers [...] Mallan considers the role and accountability of the publishing and culture industries in this arena of socialization and emphasizes the importance of providing counter narratives to hegemonic systems of being gendered and ways of knowing gender." (Bhroin & Kennon, 2012, p.3)
(Un)Doing Gender : Ways of Being in an Age of Uncertainty Kerry Mallan , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: What Do We Tell the Children? : Critical Essays on Children's Literature 2012; (p. 12-25)
Kerry Mallan examines the configurations of gender and sexuality in recent children's fiction in light of the regulatory pressures of heteronormativity and considers the potential for expanding and enriching concepts of masculinity and femininity for young readers [...] Mallan considers the role and accountability of the publishing and culture industries in this arena of socialization and emphasizes the importance of providing counter narratives to hegemonic systems of being gendered and ways of knowing gender." (Bhroin & Kennon, 2012, p.3)
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