Because of You
'Books can save anyone. If they're the right ones.'
Tiny is an eighteen-year-old girl living on the streets in Sydney, running from her small-town past. She finds short-term accommodation at Hope Lane - a shelter for the homeless - where she meets Nola, a high school student on volunteer placement.
Both girls share their love of words through the Hope Lane writing group. Can they share their secrets, too?
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Older Readers Short List
2018 QLA Young Adult Award Shortlist
Pip Harry is a freelance journalist who has worked on magazines for many years, including chasing celebrities as Entertainment Editor for NW and Deputy Editor for TV Week before turning herself into a yoga-loving frequent flyer as Health & Travel Editor for Woman's Day. She's the co-founder of relationships website realitychick.com.au and has had short stories published in the UTS Writer's Anthology and Wet Ink. Pip lives in Singapore with her partner and their gorgeous daughter, Sophie. When not at a keyboard, she can be found searching for the perfect flat white and competing in ocean swimming. UQP published Pip's first two YA books, I'll Tell You Mine and Head of the River. www.pipharry.com