The Golden Day

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Allen & Unwin, 2011 - Australian fiction - 152 pages
There were only eleven of them, like eleven sisters all the same age in a large family. Because it was such a very small class, they had a very small classroom, which was perched at the very top of the school. Then in the Gardens they meet a poet. What follows is inexplicable, shocking, a scandal. What really happened that day? And do the little girls know more than they are letting on?

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

Something terrible happens, but then nothing happens. This event supposedly changes the lives of all the girls involved, but the author doesn't make it clear how. A friendship between two girls ends ... Read full review

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User Review  - lauren.g.coleman - LibraryThing

For such a small, short really packs a punch. The whole time I was reading this (it only takes a few hours) I kept thinking...This is going to win an award...this is soooo well written ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ursula Dubosarsky is widely regarded as one of the most talented and original writers in Australia today. She is the author of many outstanding books, both for young adults and for children, and has won numerous awards for excellence. In 2007 The Red Shoe won the Queensland Premiers Award, the NSW State Literary Award -Young Adult, and was an Honour Book in the CBC Book of the Year Award for Older Readers. Ursula has a PhD in English literature from Macquarie University, and lives in Sydney with her family. She is the Australian Children's Laureate for 2020 - 2021.

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