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Christian College Geelong Senior Library: Lovers of literature

The Book of the Year 2015 award winner has been announced!

The winner is……. The Protected by Claire Zorn

the protected

I have three months left to call Katie my older sister. Then the gap will close and I will pass her. I will get older. But Katie will always be fifteen, eleven months and twenty-one days old.

Hannah’s world is in pieces and she doesn’t need the school counsellor to tell her she has deep-seated psychological issues. With a seriously depressed mum, an injured dad and a dead sister, who wouldn’t have problems?

Hannah should feel terrible but for the first time in ages, she feels a glimmer of hope and isn’t afraid anymore. Is it because the elusive Josh is taking an interest in her? Or does it run deeper than that?

In a family torn apart by grief and guilt, one girl’s struggle to come to terms with years of torment shows just how long old wounds can take to heal

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22419562-the-protected

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September 4, 2015 - Posted by | Relationships |

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