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A splash of genres

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June-July 2006, no. 282

A splash of genres

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June-July 2006, no. 282

This splash of books demonstrates that the vigorous publishing for the young adult market embraces subjects as varied as mental illness, bullying, sleuthing in medieval times, crime in the present, defending an occupied Australia and two dead mothers; and is written across the genres of realism, fantasy and historical fiction. But how much is enticing to the adolescent reader?

Pam Macintyre reviews eleven books

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