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Half My Luck (Samera Kamaleddine, HarperCollins)

The first winner of HarperCollins’ Matilda Children’s Literature Prize is a warm-hearted and authentic coming-of-age story about the impact of race and place on our sense of self and belonging. Half My Luck explores cultural identity through the eyes of 16-year-old Layla, who feels caught between being Lebanese and Australian....

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Category: Junior Reviews