A description of how drugs can affect those who come into contact with them. It is also a portrayal of relationships and love and of ordinary people battling against the odds. The author won the 1989 Australian Human Rights Award for Literature and the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year.
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Robin Klein is one of Australia’s most popular and accomplished writers for children and young adults. Robin has had more than 40 books published. Her works have been adapted for both stage and screen. Many of her books have been shortlisted for the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award. Her highly acclaimed novel Came Back to Show You I Could Fly won a Human Rights Award for Literature and also won the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers, plus a host of other commendations. Robin was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for her significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children's literature in Australia. She lives in the hills near Melbourne where she writes full time.From AudioFile:
Eleven-year-old Seymour, neglected by divorcing parents, intimidated by the world at large, forms an unlikely friendship with 20-year-old Angie, a charming drug addict on the skids. Angie's scattered but good-hearted attention nudges him slowly out of his shell. Because of this, he won't give up on her, even when her lies are exposed, and she lashes out to push him away. These two lost souls cross paths for one intense summer month of growth and healing. Dino Marnika's sensitive reading brings these intriguing characters to life. His ability with regional accents adds authenticity and flavor. Readers used to swift action might find the beginning slow, but the depth and honesty of this Australian award winner guarantee a rewarding experience. E.S. © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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