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Michelle Kadarusman

Writer / See Roots



A Canadian/Australian/Indonesian author of novels for children and teens, including the award-nominated The Theory of Hummingbirds. Founder of the former literacy charity Raising Readers, Michelle also works with books at her day job with the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Michelle’s first middle grade novel, THE THEORY OF HUMMINGBIRDS (2017) was nominated for the OLA Silver Birch Express, MYRCA Sundogs and SYRCA Diamond Willow awards. Her novel, GIRL OF THE SOUTHERN SEA, was a 2019 Governor General’s Award finalist, USBBY Outstanding Book and Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention. Her new novel, MUSIC FOR TIGERS, is due in April 2020.

Michelle grew up in Melbourne, Australia and has also lived in Bali, Surabaya and Jakarta in Indonesia.

Book(s)


Berani
Berani
Children's Novel
224 page(s), Pajama Press
We the Sea Turtles
Collection of Short Stories
208 page(s), Pajama Press

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