The Rose Leopard (2003), by Richard Yaxley

An interesting resolution- perhaps not an easy read- more challenging however,

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The Rose Leopard is a debut novel that’s now two decades old. The author, secondary school teacher Richard Yaxley, has gone on to have a distinguished literary career, receiving an OAM (Order of Australia) in 2011 for services to education, literature and performing arts. He writes across genres, and has won or been nominated for many awards, mainly in YA and Children’s Lit.  The following is a list of his novels from his website:

  • Harmony (Scholastic 2021; Long-listed for the ARA Historical Prize – CYA Section)
  • A New Kind of Everything (Scholastic 2020)
  • The Happiness Quest (Scholastic 2018; CBCA Notable Book for Older Readers 2019)
  • This Is My Song (Scholastic 2017; ACU Book Of The Year 2019; Winner of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Literature; Finalist in the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards; also published in the Czech Republic by Albatros Media)
  • Joyous and Moonbeam (Scholastic…

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