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Title: Allegra in Three Parts
Authors: Daniel, Suzanne
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 294
Year: 2019
Language: English
Description: Eleven-year-old Allegra has her work cut out for her keeping the adults in her life happy. There are her two grandmothers; flamboyant and free-spirited Joy and the stern and practical Matilde. And then there's Rick, her surfer dad. For as much as they all love Allegra, they can't abide each other, and she is forced to navigate the tricky dynamics stemming from a family history she is yet to discover.

Set in a 1970s Australia that thoughtfully reflects the feminism of the era, this is an engaging coming-of-age story narrated by the endearing Allegra. [Larger font]
Categories: Fiction, Contemporary, Feminism, Grief/loss, Humour, Relationships, Uplifting, Australia, 2021 Titles

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By: CHCH 312 2021-01-20 11:21:39
4.5 
An enjoyable story that we could relate to. Interesting, strong female characters. Heartwarming.

By: AUCK 302 2020-09-22 14:54:24
4.5 
Loved by everyone - an easier read. Gorgeous story.

By: CHCH 337 2020-07-17 14:47:04
3 
Easy read, young adult. Touched on many topics of the time. More development of themes required.

 
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