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Hayley Chewins is the author of THE TURNAWAY GIRLS, which was chosen by Kirkus as one of the best books of 2018, and by the ALA as one of the best feminist books for young readers, and which received two starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Published in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa by Candlewick Press and Walker Books, THE TURNAWAY GIRLS is also available in translation in Poland and Hungary. Her next book, THE SISTERS OF STRAYGARDEN PLACE, is forthcoming from Candlewick Press in autumn 2020.