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Tribal Lores

Archimede Fusillo



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Walker Books
01 August 2020
Children's & Educational; Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
A moving and explosive tale about what happens when tradition and the need to belong collide.

Frankie Rescio is struggling with the death of his sister. Next door, Lochie Marsh is about to have his world invaded by his estranged, pregnant half-sister and her layabout boyfriend. Despite tensions simmering just below the surface for both boys and their families, they form a bond that connects their different worlds. Until tribal lores threaten to bring everything crashing down.
By:   Archimede Fusillo
Imprint:   Walker Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 130mm, 
Weight:   410g
ISBN:   9781760651954
ISBN 10:   1760651958
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   01 August 2020
Recommended Age:   From 14 to 16 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Archimede Fusillo has had nine YA novels published both in Australia and overseas. His novels have won both critical and reader acclaim, with The Dons winning Book of the Year in 2001. He has won many prestigious awards, including the Alan Marshall Award, the Henry Savery Award and the Mary Grant Bruce Award, and is the recipient of an International Literature Fellowship - which itself was awarded the Sanciolo Literature Award. He has also written several textbooks on writing, has lectured all over Australia and overseas and has also been the judge of the Victorian Premiers Award and the Children's Book Council of Australia Book Awards. Find out more at

Reviews for Tribal Lores

Tribal Lores is a wonderful mix of Italian and Australian culture, growing up, fitting in, making friends and adapting to change. ? * _thegoodbooknook - Instagram * Archimede Fusillo has weaved a fantastic, emotionally filled and character-driven story about teenage friendships and family relationships. * Books.And.Brews - Instagram * this story will help young readers look past the things that make us different and recognise the things we share, and to see that our country is the richer for the diversity and colour that newer Australians bring * Good Reading * This was such a unique, interesting and heartbreaking book that I absolutely loved! * BookBookOwl - Instagram * Wow! Loved it. ... The writing flows easily, the pacing is good, the characters compelling. Totally recommended * SeventyEight.Sundays - Instagram *

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