Touch Me

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University of Queensland Press, 2007 - Australian fiction - 316 pages
7 Reviews
Short-listed for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers "When can I hold you then?" He whispered. "I want to. I... " He was going to say I love you - but what did that mean? For Xavier McLachlan, rugby is life. Winning a 1st XV jersey means everything... Until he meets Nuala Magee. Has there ever been a girl like her? She's feisty, she's troubled, she's dangerous. What will his mates think? Does he even care? Everything looks different now. Xavier McLachlan is in love.

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User Review  - dalzan - LibraryThing

Xavier is in year 12 at a private boys school and is desperate to get selected for the football team. He notices Nuala at the train station who is dressed and acting like a boy. Hes intrigued and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

Realism and YA fiction at it's best. A relate-able story with believable characters. A great read and a great part of the school curriculum. Read full review

About the author (2007)

James Moloney was born in Sydney, Australia, on September 20, 1954. He was a teacher for many years before becoming a full-time writer. He writes fiction for young adults and children. Moloney's titles include Dougy, Gracey, Crossfire, The Pipe, The House on River Terrace, The Book of Lies, and Touch Me. In 1996, he won a Children Book of the Year Award for Swashbuckler and A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove also won a Children's Book of the Year Award in 1997 in addition to the Children's Literature Peace Prize and the Family Award.

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