Tiger Daughter


Author: Rebecca Lim

Recommended Age: 11-14

WINNER: 2022 CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers
WINNER: 2022 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, People's ChoiceSHORT-LISTED: 2022 Prime Minister's Literary Awards, Young Adult Literature
SHORT-LISTED: 2022 NSW Premier's Literary Award, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature

SHORT-LISTED: 2022 NSW Premier's Literary Award, Multicultural NSW Award
SHORT-LISTED: 2021 QLD Literary Awards, Griffith University Young Adult Book Award

What I feel most days is that nothing is ever going to change. That my life won't even start, and that I'll be stuck like this forever.

Wen Zhou is the daughter and only child of Chinese immigrants whose move to the lucky country has proven to be not so lucky. Wen and her friend, Henry Xiao - whose mum and dad are also struggling immigrants - both dream of escape from their unhappy circumstances, and form a plan to sit an entrance exam to a selective high school far from home. But when tragedy strikes, it will take all of Wen's resilience and resourcefulness to get herself and Henry through the storm that follows.

Tiger Daughter is a novel that will grab hold of you and not let go.

'An unforgettable story of family, friendship and finding your voice. I adore this book.' - Nova Weetman

'This gem of a book is packed with moments of unbearable tension and characters so complex and vivid they will stay with you long after it ends. At once heartbreaking and uplifting, Tiger Daughter is a testament to the strength of women and girls - and a terrific read. I couldn't put it down. Beautiful. Brutal. Brilliant.' - Ambelin Kwaymullina

Recommended Age: 11-14

Format Paperback
ISBN 9781760877644
Number of pages 224
Width 128 Millimeters
Height 198 Millimeters
Unit weight 0.212 Kilograms