Description - Crossing the Line by Dianne Bates
Orphaned, then abandoned by long-term foster carers, teenager Sophie lives with Amy and Matt. For a long time and unknown to others, Sophie has been self-mutilating: more recently she has been in therapy. Concerned about Sophie's increasing depression, the doctor admits her to a hospital. There Sophie is placed in an adolescent ward where she forms tentative relationships with other troubled teenagers and begins sessions with psychiatrist, Helen Marshall. However, the doctor crosses the patient-therapist line, but so too does Sophie...
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(201mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Ford Street Publishing Pty Ltd
Publisher: Hybrid Publishers
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Author Biography - Dianne Bates
Dianne (Di) Bates has authored over 90 books for young readers including the prize-winning The Last Refuge which sold into Europe. Di has won national and state awards for her books, and has edited Australian children's magazines. Currently she compiles Buzz Words (The Latest Buzz on Children's Books), an online magazine for people in the children's book industry. Her website is www.enterprisingwords.com