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School is over for Alex Delaney and he's waiting for his tertiary offer, only seventeen days away. He's not expecting much from January. Bodysurfing, TV, but mainly waiting. So he's not ready for the girl who cuts past him on a wave. Not at all prepared for her perfect balance on the board, the bare elegant muscles of her shoulders and back. Just a girl. Compelling green eyes, gold skin, there's something graceful and elusive about her...Lulianne is an Airdancer of the cirque d'Espoir. With her pink dreadlocks, ribbons and bells, she embodies strength, vitality and grace. Egan, a hunter and gardener, has led a very different life in the seclusion and peace of Clan. They meet in the crowded contamination of Tip, where the flames of revolution smoulder. Together anything is possible, and the world they know will be altered forever.One minute Alex is a kid, the next he's searching for deep water. Searching to become a man, to know how to treat the girl he loves.Alex Jackson can pull moves on a skateboard other Year 8's only dream about. But when it comes to being popular at highschool.....In Year 9 the action rips. Alex lands himself a gig in a skating video, his mum is hellbent on getting out of Beeton and a new girl rolls into his life.Charlie loves Beck. The thing is, he never told her and now after her bizarre disappearance he's left wondering why. And then his dad returns home from gaol to discover that everything has changed. Charlie can't take any more. He's got to get away from the oppression of a small fishing village.Rebecca is fourteen and finding out that life is becoming increasingly complicated. She is trying to survive school and exams, skirmishes with her mother and a gross younger brother. She is fiercly loyal to her best friend Amber and is in lust for the first time. Throw in a worst enemy called "The Grasshopper" and you have the ingredients for a fast paced, fun and insightful glimpse into being a teenager.dear angel I keep looking for you just past my right shoulder then tell myself you fool Jez you don't have to see to believe Jez felt her luck had finally changed the year she left Melbourne to start Year 11 at Barbican High in Brisbane. That was the year she met Nick and when everything fell into place. By the following summer it all changed. That's when Tommy amd the angel became part of Jez's life, and her struggle to stop a terrible secret from taking over begins.In this final in the Dougy and Gracey trilogy, James Moloney proves he is a master storyteller. This novel shows his depth and knowledge of humanity and his ability to brilliantly weave this understanding into a story.A thought-provoking young adult verse novel from award-winning author Steven Herrick. Sixteen-year-old Jonah and Manx live in run down bay town Turon Heads. They have been best mates forever and kill time flapping about like mullets at the local lake and beach. But now that the town is being sold off to rich investors and new people with fancy cars and lifestyles are moving in, life isn’t as simple as it used to be. Manx, caveman-like with his muscular arms and hairy body, always has shy-boy Jonah’s back, which is good considering Jonah’s got problems with his parents at home and the new bullies at school.Cat and her younger brother are at boarding school while their parents are working in Barcelona, Spain. Cat hates it and believes her mother has just dumped her there to get rid of her. When her maternal grandmother dies it is a catalyst for Cat to understand her mother and come to terms with family and friends.Winner of the 2015 Queensland Literary Awards, Emerging Writer Category. Tonight we are wolves. Our pack moves as one, past empty shop fronts and faded billboards. Sixteen-year-old Rory is at a crossroads in her life. While her gang plans its next move in a racially motivated turf war, Rory is sentenced to spend her summer at an aged care facility. She’s proud of taking the rap for a crime her gang committed and reading to a feisty old boxing champion isn’t going to change that.