Kim Hood

Kim Hood

KIM HOOD grew up in British Columbia, Canada. After earning degrees in psychology, history and education, she wandered through a few countries before making the west coast of Ireland home.
Her eclectic work experience in education, therapy and community services has presented endless opportunity to observe a world of interesting characters. She has always had a passion for trying to understand life from the perspective of those on the fringes of society.

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Finding A Voice - Friendship is a Two-Way Street ...

Plain Jane - When does being stuck become ... unstuck?

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Finding A Voice

Friendship is a Two-Way Street ...

Shortlisted for the Bookseller YA Prize 2015!

Jo can’t tell anyone how hard it is living with her mentally ill mother. Chris literally has no way to speak at all.  Together, can they finally find their voices?

Plain Jane

When does being stuck become ... unstuck?

At nearly 16, Jane has lived in the shadow of her little sister Emma’s cancer diagnosis for over three years. Nobody really cares that her life is stuck in neutral; she is finding it difficult to care herself ...