About the Book

WINNER OF A 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR ABIA

Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars.

This anthology has them all.

With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA.

Harnessing the power of the #LoveOzYA social media movement, this anthology features incredible short stories from ten beloved Australian YA authors.


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Winner - 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards (Older Children)

Shortlisted - 2018 Inky Awards

Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Young Adult Short Story): One Small Step by Amie Kaufman, I Can See the Ending by Will Kostakis, Competition Entry #349 by Jaclyn Moriarty, First Casualty by Michael Pryor and Oona Underground by Lili Wilkinson

Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Fantasy Short Story): Oona Underground by Lili Wilkinson

Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Science Fiction Short Story): One Small Step by Amie Kaufman

Shortlisted - 2017 Aurealis Awards (Best Science Fiction Novella): I Can See the Ending by Will Kostakis

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460752319
  • ISBN 10: 1460752317
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 24/04/2017
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 14 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Anthologies (Children's - Teenage)

Biography

Amie Kaufman is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of young adult and middle grade fiction, including Unearthed and the Starbound trilogy with Meagan Spooner and the Illuminae Files with Jay Kristoff. Ice Wolves is her first solo novel, and her favourite part of the writing process was taking howling lessons from a wolf expert. Her multi-award-winning work has been described as 'a game-changer' (Shelf Awareness) and 'out-of-this-world awesome' (Kirkus Reviews). Amie lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, their rescue dog, and an extremely large personal library. Read more at www.amiekaufman.com


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Biography

Melissa Keil has lived in Minnesota, London and the Middle East, and now resides in her hometown of Melbourne. Her YA novels, Life in Outer Space and The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl have both been shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year and the Gold Inky awards. 


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Other Works by Melissa Keil

Sundays

by Melissa Keil

Begin, End, Begin

by Melissa Keil

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Biography

Will Kostakis is an award-winning author, but his real claims to fame are a Twitter spat with Guy Sebastian, and that time a member of Destiny's Child said his name. Visit willkostakis.com to find out more.


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I Can See the Ending

by Will Kostakis

Begin, End, Begin

by Will Kostakis

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Biography

Ellie Marney is a teacher and author of the Every series (Every Breath, Every Word, Every Move), a highly-awarded YA crime trilogy. She advocates for and promotes Australian YA literature through #LoveOzYA, hosts an online book club - #LoveOzYA book club - and is a Stella Prize Schools Ambassador. She lives near Castlemaine, Victoria, with her partner and four sons.Visit elliemarney.com to find out more.


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Other Works by Ellie Marney

Missing Persons

by Ellie Marney

Begin, End, Begin

by Ellie Marney

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Biography

Jaclyn Moriarty grew up in Sydney, lived in the US, the UK and Canada, and now lives in Sydney again. She is the prize-winning, best-selling author of the Ashbury-Brookfield books (including Feeling Sorry for Celia and Finding Cassie Crazy) and the Colours of Madeleine trilogy (A Corner of White, The Cracks in the Kingdom and A Tangle of Gold). Visit jaclynmoriarty.com to find out more.


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Other Works by Jaclyn Moriarty

Competition Entry #349

by Jaclyn Moriarty

Begin, End, Begin

by Jaclyn Moriarty

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Biography

Michael Pryor has published more than thirty novels and fifty something short stories. He is one of the co-publishers of Aurealis, a premier Fantasy and SF magazine. He has been shortlisted for the Aurealis Award seven times, and seven of his books have been CBCA Notable books. Visit michaelpryor.com.au to find out more.


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Begin, End, Begin

by Michael Pryor

First Casualty

by Michael Pryor

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Biography

Alice Pung is a Melbourne author whose award-winning books include Unpolished Gem, Her Father's Daughter and Laurinda. She also wrote the Marly books for the Our Australian Girl series, and edited Growing Up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson.Visit alicepung.com to find out more. 


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Biography

Gabrielle Tozer is an award-winning and internationally published author and freelance writer based in Sydney, Australia. She has published five books, including the young adult novels Remind Me How This Ends, which was on the Children's Book Council of Australia's 2018 Notable list and longlisted for the State Library of Victoria's 2018 Gold Inky Award, Faking It and The Intern, which won the 2015 Gold Inky Award. Her first picture book, Peas and Quiet (illustrated by Sue deGennaro), was published in 2017, as was her YA contemporary short story ‘The Feeling From Over Here' (featured in Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology, the Book of the Year for Older Children at the 2018 ABIA Awards). In 2019 she will be releasing her first children's novel, Melody Trumpet, and she is currently working on another young adult novel. (Yes, that's why she still hasn't brushed her hair.) 


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Other Works by Gabrielle Tozer

Melody Trumpet

by Gabrielle Tozer

Peas and Quiet

by Gabrielle Tozer

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Biography

Lili Wilkinson is the award-winning author of ten YA novels, including Scatterheart, Pink and Green Valentine. After studying Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne, Lili established the insideadog.com.au website, the Inky Awards and the Inkys Creative Reading Prize at the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library of Victoria. She has a PhD in Creative Writing, and lives in Melbourne with her husband, son, dog and three chickens.Visit liliwilkinson.com.au to find out more.  


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Oona Underground

by Lili Wilkinson

Begin, End, Begin

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