- Paperback: 1 pages
- Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd (24 April 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1869419421
- ISBN-13: 978-1869419424
- Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 2.2 x 20.4 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,769,641 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Smashed Paperback – 24 Apr 2008
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About the Author
Mandy Hager has been awarded the Katherine Mansfield Menton fellowship for 2014, and she was the 2012 recipient of the New Zealand Society of Authors Beatson Fellowship. She won the Esther Glen Award for Fiction for her YA novel Smashed and Best Young Adult Book in the NZ Post Book Awards 2010 for The Crossing. The Nature of Ash won the LIANZA YA Fiction Award in 2013 and was shortlisted for the 2013 NZ Post Children's Book Awards. Hager has a MA in Creative Writing from Victoria University and an Advanced Diploma in Applied Arts (Writing) from Whitireia Community Polytechnic, where she now works as a tutor and mentor. She lives with her partner on the Kapiti Coast. She has written novels for adults and young adults, short stories, scripts, and non-fiction resources for young people. See more at www.mandyhager.com, and on her Facebook pages for the Blood of the Lamb trilogy and for The Nature of Ash. Internationally acclaimed writer Margaret Mahy proclaimed The Crossing as being like 1984 for teenagers direct, passionate and powerful', while in the Otago Daily Times children's writer and reviewer Tania R
Top Customer Reviews
Credible personalities playing out teen angst, moral dilemmas and just growing up in New Zealand with universal themes.
Great for teens to read to explore issues, in safety of a book, and actually I enjoyed my 2nd Mandy Hager book.