Home Run-Paula Boock

  • Title: Home Run
  • Author: Paula Boock
  • Released: 1999-12-12
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  • Pages: 115
  • ISBN: 1877135275
  • ISBN13: 978-1877135279
  • ASIN: 1877135275


Review "Once you pick up Home Run you won't want to put it down." -- Dorothy Butler Bookclub

"Politically correct? No - socially relevant… This book is packed and punchy. -- David Hill

"real confidence and authenticity… this is waist-deep and going under territory; because it's really like that out there." -- Otago Daily Times

About the Author Paula Boock is one of New Zealand's leading writers for teenagers. She is the recipient of the AIM Best First Book Award (Out Walked Mel), the Esther Glen Medal (Sasscat to Win) and the NZ Post Children's Book of the Year (Dare Truth or Promise). She was the Writer in Residence at the Dunedin College of Education in 1994, during which time she wrote Home Run, and in 1999 she held the Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago.

Paula Lives and works in Dunedin, New Zealand, where she is a part-owner of publishing company Longacre Press.