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'Sixteen-year-old Carly is interviewing Leah Cartwright for her local history project. But Leah resists, determined instead to tell her own story: that of a lonely child on an isolated farm, a girl whose only escape is into the world of books. And when Adam appears in the orchard Leah discovers a friend. A secret friend.

'Leah draws Carly in with the magic of story - to her present, her past, her secrets, and her unique friendship with Adam.

'Being Here is a beautifully told story about a girl whose rich imagination rescues her from a grim reality, and an unlikely boy who changes everything. A compelling novel about love, faith and consequences.' (From the publisher's website.)

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  • Ages 14-18.

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 , 2011 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 252p.
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      • Publication date: February 2011.
      ISBN: 9781742373850 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

[Review] Being Here Meredith Capp , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Christopher Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 19 no. 2 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Robin Wake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 3 2011; (p. 51)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Boy, Can He Tell a Story Fran Metcalf , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 September 2011; (p. 22)
Untitled Judith Way , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Amelia Vahtrick , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2010-2011 vol. 90 no. 5 2010; (p. 39)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 February 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Helen Purdie , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 42)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Judith Way , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Robin Wake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 3 2011; (p. 51)

— Review of Being Here Barry Jonsberg , 2011 single work novel
Boy, Can He Tell a Story Fran Metcalf , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 September 2011; (p. 22)
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