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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.

Featured books by Juno Dawson

Other books by Juno Dawson

Mind Your Head

Mind Your Head

Author: Juno Dawson, Dr. Olivia Hewitt Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

We all have a mind, so we all need to take care of our mental health as much as we need to take care of our physical health. And the first step is being able to talk about our mental health. Juno Dawson leads the way with this frank, factual and funny book, with added information and support from clinical psychologist Dr Olivia Hewitt. Covering topics from anxiety and depression to addiction, self-harm and personality disorders, Juno and Olivia talk clearly and supportively about a range of issues facing young people's mental health - whether fleeting or long-term - and how to manage them. With real-life stories from young people around the world and witty illustrations from Gemma Correll.

All of the Above

All of the Above

Author: Juno Dawson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

A funny and moving love story about friends, first loves and self-discovery by the Queen of Teen 2014. When sixteen-year-old Toria Bland arrives at her new school she needs to work out who her friends are, all in a crazy whirl of worry, exam pressure and anxiety over fitting in. Things start looking up when Toria meets the funny and foul-mouthed Polly, who's the coolest girl Toria has ever seen. Polly and the rest of the 'alternative' kids take Toria under their wing. And that's when she meets the irresistible Nico Mancini, lead singer of a local band - and it's instalove at first sight! Toria likes Nico, Nico likes Toria . . . but then there's Polly. Love and friendship have a funny way of going round in circles.

How to Be Gay. Alles uber Coming-out, Sex, Gender und Liebe

How to Be Gay. Alles uber Coming-out, Sex, Gender und Liebe

Author: Juno Dawson Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 23/07/2015

Das ultimative Aufklarungsbuch zu Sex und sexueller Identitat Offen, unbeschwert und selbstbewusstWie fuhlt es sich an, zum ersten Mal in ein Madchen verliebt zu sein, wenn man selbst ein Madchen ist? Und was passiert dann? Wie findet man andere schwule Jungs? Und warum fuhlen sich manche Menschen im falschen Korper gefangen? Mit uber hundert Originalbeitragen von lesbischen, schwulen, bi- und transsexuellen Jugendlichen, die ein unendliches Spektrum sexueller Identitaten reprasentieren. Fur alle, die immer schon mehr wissen wollten uber Homosexualitat und Transgender - und fur alle, die einfach nur neugierig sind!

Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

13+ readers

Author: James Dawson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/08/2014

 A compelling psychological thriller - with a dash of romance.

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