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Juno Dawson - Author

About the Author

Juno Dawson is the multi award-winning author of 12 books, including bestselling YA novels Clean, Meat Market and Wonderland and adult memoir The Gender Games. Juno has contributed to news stories concerning sexuality, identity, literature and education across the media including BBC Breakfast, BBC R4 Woman's Hour, The Guardian and ITV This Morning. She was part of the BBC's 'The Novels That Shaped Our World Festival', and was chosen by Val McDermid as one of the ten most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Until recently, Juno worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHE. She is most proud of her work surrounding anti-bullying and family diversity. In 2014 she became a School Role Model for the charity Stonewall. Juno also works with charity First Story to visit schools serving low-income communities. She grew up in West Yorkshire and now lives near Brighton and writes full time.

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Wonderland

Wonderland

Author: Juno Dawson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

FROM THE WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2020 A vicious, dark delight' - heat magazine What happens when you fall down the rabbit hole? The compulsive must-have follow-up to CLEAN and MEAT MARKET from bestselling, award-winning author Juno Dawson Alice lives in a world of stifling privilege and luxury - but none of it means anything when your own head plays tricks on your reality. When her troubled friend Bunny goes missing, Alice becomes obsessed with finding her. On the trail of her last movements, Alice discovers a mysterious invitation to 'Wonderland': the party to end all parties - three days of hedonistic excess to which only the elite are welcome. Will she find Bunny there? Or is this really a case of finding herself? Because Alice has secrets of her own, and ruthless socialite queen Paisley Hart is determined to uncover them, whatever it takes. Alice is all alone, miles from home, and now she has a new enemy who wants her head... A searing exploration of mental health, gender and privilege, from the most addictive YA novelist in the UK today. NOT SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER READERS

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor

Author: Juno Dawson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

For a Good Doctor there's only one rule: first do no harm. On the planet of Lobos, the Doctor halts a violent war between the native Loba and human colonists. Job done, the TARDIS crew departs - only for Ryan to discover he's left his phone behind. Again. Upon returning, the Doctor finds that the TARDIS has slipped hundreds of years into the future - and that something has gone badly wrong. The Loba are now slaves, serving human zealots who worship a godlike figure known as The Good Doctor. It's time for the Doctor to face up to the consequences of her last visit. With Lobos on the brink of catastrophe, will she be able to make things right? Featuring the Thirteenth Doctor, Yasmin, Ryan and Graham, as played by Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, Tosin Cole and Bradley Walsh.

What is Gender? How Does It Define Us? And Other Big Questions for Kids

What is Gender? How Does It Define Us? And Other Big Questions for Kids

Author: Juno Dawson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

What's the difference between sex and gender? What does it mean to be defined by your gender? Are there only two genders? This informative book helps kids to explore these questions and many more. It explains how your gender can have an impact on your life, what it means to choose your own gender identity and the importance of gender equality. Topics covered include gender stereotypes, why there are different toys for boys and girls, being intersex and transgender, cross-dressing and gender around the world. You will also hear from a range of people who share their personal gender philosophies. Poet Anthony Anaxagorou discusses his masculinity, author Holly Bourne writes about the importance of feminism, Krishna Istha explains what it means to be genderqueer and Juno shares her experiences of being transgender. Other contributors and celebrities featured include Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Jack Monroe, Caitlyn Jenner, RuPaul, Laura Dockrill, Conchita Wurst, Andrew McMillan and Emma Watson. Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards. Part of the groundbreaking and important 'And Other Big Questions' series, which offers balanced and considered views on the big issues we face in the world we live in today. Other titles in the series include: What is Humanism? How do you live without a god? What is Feminism? Why do we need it? Who are Refugees and Migrants? What makes people leave their homes? What is Consent? Why is it important? What is Masculinity? Why does it matter? What is Mental Health? Where does it come from?

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor 13th Doctor Novelisation

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor 13th Doctor Novelisation

Author: Juno Dawson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 25/10/2018

Clare Corbett reads this exciting original adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor To distort the purity of the Good Doctor is an abomination! On the planet of Lobos, the Doctor halts a violent war between the native Loba and human colonists. The TARDIS crew departs - only for Ryan to discover he's left his phone behind. Again. Upon returning, the Doctor finds that the TARDIS has slipped hundreds of years into the future - and something has gone badly wrong. The Loba are now slaves, serving human zealots who worship a figure known as The Good Doctor. It's time for the Doctor to face up to the consequences of her last visit. With Lobos on the brink of catastrophe, will she be able to make things right? Clare Corbett reads this original story featuring the Thirteenth Doctor, Yasmin, Ryan and Graham, as played by Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, Tosin Cole and Bradley Walsh. Duration 5 hours 45 minutes

Clean

Clean

Author: Juno Dawson Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Lexi ist reich, cool, ein It-Girl - und heroinsuchtig. Nach einer Uberdosis landet sie in der Clarity-Klinik. Ihr Entzug ist hart, die Therapie schier unertraglich, vor allem die Treffen mit den "e;Mitinsassen"e;: Aufputschmittel-Junkie Saif, Trans-Madchen Kendall, Guy mit der Zwangsneurose, Bulimikerin Ruby, Ex-Kinderstar Brady. Doch ausgerechnet diese funf werden zu echten Freunden. Und Brady vielleicht mehr. Lexi offnet sich vorsichtig, beginnt ihr zerstorerisches Leben zu hinterfragen. Aber ist ein anderer Weg uberhaupt moglich?--- Ein Buch, das unter die Haut geht: scharfsinnig, scharfzungig und schmerzlich realistisch! ---

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