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Judith Ridge

Judith Ridge reviews 3 CYA books

December 2002-January 2003, no. 247 01 December 2002
For several years, I have bemoaned the dearth of substantial, challenging Australian novels for ‘middle years’ readers. During a recent stint working in a specialist children’s bookshop, I was frequently asked by parents of these readers – upper primary, lower secondary – for ‘books that will last longer than an afternoon’. I was hard-pressed to find many recent Australian titles tha ... (read more)