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The Other Side of Dawn : Tomorrow : Book 7 - John Marsden

The Other Side of Dawn

Tomorrow : Book 7

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Published: 1st August 2008
For Ages: 12 - 17 years old
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First published in 1999 in hardcover. Final in the 7-book Tomorrow series, following The Night is for Hunting. Australia has been invaded, and, and as the war nears an end, Ellie and her friends are fighting for their lives. But she knows, when the war is finally over, that she will never be the same again.

"Daylight couldn't be far away, and if they hadn't found me by then, it wouldn't take long once the sun came up. The drops of blood would be a dead give-away. 'Dead' in every sense of the word."

With a roar like a train in a tunnel, the war enters its final days. Ellie has to be on that train. There's no more sitting around, no more waiting. There's only fast decisions, fast action, fast thinking.

And she'd better get it right. With all their being, Ellie and her friends want to stay alive. But there's a war out there. And it has to be won. The end is here...

John Marsden

A trained educator with a natural gift for storytelling, John Marsden is arguably Australia’s foremost writer of Young Adult fiction.

Whilst working at the prestigious Geelong Grammar School, Marsden made the decision to write for teenagers, following his dissatisfaction with his students’ apathy towards reading and the observation that teenagers simply weren’t reading any more. Marsden then wrote So Much To Tell You in only three weeks, and the book was published in 1987. The book sold record numbers and won numerous awards including “Book of the Year” as awarded by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.

In 1993 Marsden published Tomorrow, When the War Began the first book in the Tomorrow series and his most acclaimed and best-selling work to date. Recently it was selected in the American Library Association list of 100 Best Books for Teens since 1966.

Marsden has won every major writing award in Australia for young people’s fiction, including what Marsden describes as one of the highlights of his career, the 2006 Lloyd O’Neil Award for contributions to Australian publishing. This award means that Marsden is one of only five authors to be honoured for lifelong services to the Australian book industry. John Marsden was also nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2008, the world’s largest children’s and youth literature award, and the second largest literature prize in the world.

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ISBN: 9780330362139
ISBN-10: 0330362135
Series: Tomorrow Series
Audience: Children
For Ages: 12 - 17 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 11.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1