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'A warmly rendered story of life in a small town that interweaves the mundane with the profound and the spiritual. Told through the eyes of teenager, Fuzzy Mac, awkward episodes of teen rivalry and romance sit alongside the mystery of Nan’s visions and a ghostly encounter. Against a backdrop of quirky characters, including the holocaust survivor who went to school with Einstein and the little priest always rushing off to bury someone before the heat gets to them, Grace Beside Me is full of humour and timely wisdom.' (Source: Magabala Books)

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form y separately published work icon Grace Beside Me Danielle Maclean , Jon Bell , Sue McPherson , Adrian Wills , Tristan Savage , Erica Glynn , Briar Grace-Smith , ( dir. Beck Cole et. al. )agent Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2018 10634717 2018 series - publisher film/TV children's

'A rich and humorous coming of age story, GRACE BESIDE ME transports young audiences into the world of 13-year-old Fuzzy Mac and her best mate Tui Mui as they navigate life, and with help from Fuzzy's Nan and Pop, learn how to find strength and grace.'

Source: Screen Australia.

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Notes

  • Dedication: To grandparents everywhere.
  • Included on the 2013 White Ravens list compiled by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany.
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2012 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Magabala Books.
      Extent: 219p.
      ISBN: 9781921248498 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Journey of a Lifetime : From the Sticks to the State Library—An Aboriginal Editor’s Story Linda McBride-Yuke , 2014 single work autobiography
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;
'This paper is a multi-layered sharing of personal, cultural and professional journeys that has led me to becoming an Aboriginal Editor with the black&write! program with the State Library of Queensland. There are a lot of firsts and many significant events that have happened to me, most of which I would never have dreamt about, let alone actually experienced. ' (Author's introduction)
Locals Hope to Produce Write Stuff for Awards 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 15 August 2013; (p. 59)
New Young Adult Fiction Agnes Nieuwenhuizen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 July 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of Holier Than Thou Laura Buzo , 2012 single work novel ; The Ink Bridge Neil Grant , 2012 single work novel ; Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
[Review] Grace Beside Me Carole Poustie , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 41-42)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
For Kids and Teens Fiona Purdon , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 June 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
[Review] Grace Beside Me Thuy On , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February/March vol. 91 no. 7 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
Grace Beside Me Nic Murray , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 4 April no. 258 2012; (p. 30)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
For Kids and Teens Fiona Purdon , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 June 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
[Review] Grace Beside Me Carole Poustie , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 41-42)

— Review of Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
New Young Adult Fiction Agnes Nieuwenhuizen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 July 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of Holier Than Thou Laura Buzo , 2012 single work novel ; The Ink Bridge Neil Grant , 2012 single work novel ; Grace Beside Me Sue McPherson , 2012 single work novel
Indigenous Writing Project Nic Murray , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 9 May no. 263 2012; (p. 39)
Locals Hope to Produce Write Stuff for Awards 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 15 August 2013; (p. 59)
Suzie's Ramble Sue McPherson , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 56 no. 3 2012; (p. 14-15)
Journey of a Lifetime : From the Sticks to the State Library—An Aboriginal Editor’s Story Linda McBride-Yuke , 2014 single work autobiography
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;
'This paper is a multi-layered sharing of personal, cultural and professional journeys that has led me to becoming an Aboriginal Editor with the black&write! program with the State Library of Queensland. There are a lot of firsts and many significant events that have happened to me, most of which I would never have dreamt about, let alone actually experienced. ' (Author's introduction)
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