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Susin Nielsen

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Susin Nielsen

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Susin Nielsen got her start writing for popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. Since then, she's written for many Canadian TV shows and her young adult novels have received considerable critical acclaim. Word Nerd and My Messed-Up Life won multiple Young Readers' Choice Awards. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen won the UKLA Award, the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association's Children's Book of the Year and many Young Readers' Choice Awards, while We Are All Made of Molecules was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Susin lives in Vancouver with her family and two extremely destructive cats.
    4th October 2018

    No Fixed Address

    Felix Knutsson is nearly thirteen, lives with his mother and pet gerbil Horatio, and is brilliant at memorising facts an... More

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    7th April 2016

    We Are All Made of Molecules

    Meet Stewart. He's geeky, gifted and sees things a bit differently to most people. His mum has died and he misses her al... More

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    17th December 2010

    The Magic

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    3rd June 2021

    Tremendous Things

    Nominated for the Carnegie Medal Wilbur is sure he's a loser: he spends his life being bullied, his best friend is 85 y... More

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    4th February 2016

    The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen

    Thirteen-year-old wrestling fanatic Henry used to have a normal life. Now, his therapist wants him to keep a journal so ... More

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    1st May 2008

    Word

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    2nd March 2017

    Optimists Die First

    Petula has avoided friendship and happiness ever since tragedy struck her family and took her beloved younger sister Max... More

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