Inside the Tiger
Shorlisted for the Vogel Prize
Longlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers
It’s not because Bel’s mother was murdered.
It’s not because her father is a politician.
Bel writes to a prisoner as an easy way out of an assignment.
But now he’s written back. And Bel has connected. Drawn to Micah’s world inside prison, she finds herself falling for the boy with ragged hair and shackles.
Can Micah help her reconcile the loss of her mother? What if Bel loses him too?
Inside the Tiger is a powerful novel about loss, idealism and the redemptive power of love.
Roxane Edouard manages the translation rights for Inside the Tiger
The audio rights are handled by Clare Forster.
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This is a beautifully written story of love, loss, friendship and family. Full of characters that will tug at your heartstrings.
This is an impressive debut novel, a real coming of age story. Lawrence has created authentic, likeable characters who engage the reader, and drive the book.Rebecca Kemble
I love Inside The Tiger with all my heart. I highly recommend picking it up as it’s not only beautifully written, with developed characters and a heart-wrenching story line, but it’s also educational and really gets you thinking. This is a book that I know will stick with me for a very long time.
We loved that Inside the Tiger dealt with an issue rarely seen in YA fiction. It's gritty read, and while Lawrence offers a cautionary element, it isn't preachy or didactic.Riverbend Standing Orders September Selections 2018
Lawrence's characters give the book power and urgency.