Looking for Alibrandi

Looking for Alibrandi

By  Melina Marchetta

Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she has been searching for.
A moving and revealing book, unusual for its honesty and its insight into the life of a young person on the brink of adulthood. Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.

Format & Editions

Paperback

9780140360462

October 5, 1992

Puffin (AU YR)

RRP $26.00

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EBook

9781742284163

December 1, 1993

Penguin eBooks (AU YR)

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Awards & Recognition

2001

REAL Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted

2000

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Winner

1995

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Winner

1994

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted

1994

CROW Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted

1994

WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

Winner

1994

YABBA Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted

1993

KROC Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted

1993

KOALA Children's Choice Awards

Winner

1993

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted