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Oct 26 2015

How to be happy by David Burton

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( Text Publishing, 2015. ISBN 9781925240344
(Age: Suitable for Year 12 and mature Year 11's) Themes include: Bullying; Sexual orientation; Teenage hormones and angst; Coming of age; Friendships and Family relationships. This book explores the memoir of David growing up and being confused about his sexuality, life and his future direction. It tracks his life from early primary school through to going to university. Along the way he meets interesting people that help shape who he is. The content is very confronting but is written in a way that is easy to read.
David Burton is a twenty-seven-year-old writer from Brisbane, best known for his theatre work.
Wendy Rutten

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