Shauna's Great Expectations

Kathleen Loughnan
NZD $22.99

A fresh and compelling novel about an Aboriginal scholarship student and her surprising final year of school.

Shauna is in her final year at an elite private school and has great expectations. She holds an Indigenous scholarship and is determined to be the first member of her family to go to university, no matter what. The year is off to an excellent start, and she and her friends are dreaming big about life after school and a trip to Paris.

But suddenly she's faced with a choice that threatens to throw all her plans into disarray. As pressure builds from every corner of her world, Shauna wonders what she'll have to sacrifice to keep hold of her dreams… Can she fulfil her own promise and still keep her promises to others? Will all her expectations be ripped away?

Author bio:

Kathleen is an Australian lawyer and writer. She was born in rural Victoria and now lives between Australia and Europe with her husband and their four children.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9781760631574
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: May 2019
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 14 - 18
Subject: Young adult fiction

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