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Jane Higgins’s novel The Bridge is a Young Adult fiction finalist in the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. The novel was picked up by Australian publisher Text after it won the 2010 Text Prize for unpublished YA or children’s writing.The Bridge By Jane Higgins By Jane Higgins By Jane Higgins. The Bridge is a gritty adventure set in a future world where fear of outsiders pervades everything. A heart-stopping novel about friendship, identity, and courage from an exciting new voice in young-adult fiction.Across the bridge. Jane Higgins was born in New Zealand. She has degrees in mathematics and anthropology and has worked on many human rights campaigns. She is a senior research fellow at Lincoln Univeristy specialising in youth studies. Jane lives in Christchurch with her husband.
Across the bridge. Jane Higgins' Text Prize-winning debut, The Bridge, is a gritty adventure set in a future world where fear of outsiders pervades everything. A heart-stopping novel about friendship, identity and courage from an exciting new voice in young-adult fiction. By: Jane Higgins.
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Pickering, a military man, used to men swearing, is surprised by the sort of bad language Higgins indulges in in polite company. Pickering, Mrs. Pearce, and Mrs. Higgins all see Higgins as a poor teacher of manners to Eliza, so it is no wonder she swears in company. “It was a silly notion: the whole thing has been a bore” (Act IV, p. 98).
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