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Thalia Kalkipsakis

Thalia Kalkipsakis

Thalia Kalkipsakis is the author of several books in the Go Girl! series, including The Worst Gymnast, Sister Spirit, Dancing Queen and Basketball Blues. She has also written a nonfiction book, It’s True! Sleep Makes You Smarter! Her books have been translated in many languages and sold around the world. Kalkipsakis grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, and used to escape into the bush to explore. Her biggest passion has always been writing, but she has also been a dancer and edited websites and travel guides. She now lives in north-eastern Victoria with her husband and two children and a black cat named Bindi.

Go Girl! #12 Catch Me If You Can

Go Girl!

Thalia Kalkipsakis
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On your mark! Get set! Kiss?!

Becky and her friends love playing tag at recess. Then one day they make up a new rule that ruins everything: Whoever gets caught, gets a kiss!...

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Go Girl! #11 Basketball Blues

Go Girl!

Thalia Kalkipsakis
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A girl tries to choose between fitting in and playing the game she loves in Basketball Blues by Thalia Kalkipsakis, the eleventh book of the Go Girl! chapter book series.

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Go Girl! #5: The Worst Gymnast

Go Girl!

Thalia Kalkipsakis
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DREAM BIG! Gemma loves gymnastics, and she might actually have a chance at competing at the Olympic level one day.

But she's just had the worst class EVER, and her coach isn't happy....

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Go Girl! #3: Sister Spirit

Go Girl!

Thalia Kalkipsakis; illustrations by Ash Oswald
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Snip! Snip! Cassie is convinced her big sister hates her. First, Hillary cuts off Cassie's hair (so she won't look like such a "baby!"). Then she stops talking to her. But Cassie knows a...

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Go Girl! #1: Dancing Queen

Go Girl!

Thalia Kalkipsakis; illustrations by Ash Oswald
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Get into the groove! Charlie is buzzing! She's just had her first ever modern dance class! It's so much better than stuffy old ballet-except that the trendy girls totally tease her make fun of her...

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