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At Seventeen
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Loss and gain come not in equal measure at seventeen. Forced to board in her final years of school, Catherine feels awkward and different and struggles to fit in. But the more she learns about her family's past, the more she learns about herself.

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Loss and gain come not in equal measure at seventeen.

Forced to board in her final years of school, Catherine feels awkward and different and struggles to fit in. But then a collection of words and pictures left by her grandmother helps her to piece together a tragic family secret. The more she learns about the past, the more she learns about herself. Celeste Walters' new book is a confronting look at what it means to be seventeen.

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Celeste Walters

Celeste Walters was born and educated in Melbourne. She has been a primary and secondary school teacher, an art gallery director, a children’s theatre actor/manager and, for thirteen years, a lecturer in drama, language and literature at Deakin University. Her previous books for young adult readers include The Last Race and the award-winning The Killing of Mud-Eye.