YA fiction

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Christine Bongers has a MA (Research) in Children’s and Youth Writing.

Her latest novel for teens, Intruder, won the 2015 Davitt Award for Best Debut Crime Book and was shortlisted for the 2015 CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers.

Her debut novel Dust, published by Woolshed Press, an Imprint of Random House Australia, was a CBCA Notable Book and Highly Commended in the Prime Ministers Literary Awards for Children’s Fiction.

Dust - cover 9781741664461Her middle school novel Henry Hoey Hobsonwas shortlisted for the 2011 CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers, WA Premier’s Book Awards and the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards.

Christine was a Qld Claytons Judge in the Older Readers category for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in 2011 and 2012.

Click here for Christine’s 2012 Clayton’s Shortlist for Older Readers

Click here for her 2012 Clayton’s Notables for Older Readers

Click here for the 2011 Clayton’s Notables for Older Readers

And here for Christine’s 2011 Clayton’s Shortlist for Older Readers