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Because of You

Meet Tiny and Nola. Two very different girls with two very different stories who are just trying to find a place to belong. A powerful and compelling novel about friendship, love and acceptance.

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‘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?

Pip Harry

Pip Harry

Pip Harry is the author of young adult novels I’ll Tell You Mine, Head of the Riverand Because of You, which was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards; the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Older Readers; and the Queensland Literary Awards. Her latest book, The Little Wave, won the 2020 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Younger Readers and the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards for Eight to 10 Years. She currently lives and writes in Singapore.