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By the River
A memorable YA novel about the tough and tender sides of growing up in a small country town. Fourteen-year-old Harry has a knack for wriggling out of trouble, but escaping the constraints and memories that keep him trapped is not so easy, until it's a matter of life or death. HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2005 The big river rolls past our town, takes a slow look and rolls away. Life for Harry means swimming in Pearce Swamp, eating chunks of watermelon with his brother and his dad, surviving schoolyard battles, and racing through butterflies in...
A memorable YA novel about the tough and tender sides of growing up in a small country town. Fourteen-year-old Harry has a knack for wriggling out of trouble, but escaping the constraints and memories that keep him trapped is not so easy, until it's a matter of life or death. HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2005 The big river rolls past our town, takes a slow look and rolls away. Life for Harry means swimming in Pearce Swamp, eating chunks of watermelon with his brother and his dad, surviving schoolyard battles, and racing through butterflies in Cowpers Paddock. In his town there's Linda, who brings him the sweetest-ever orange cake, and Johnny, whose lightning fists draw blood in a blur, and there's a mystery that Harry needs to solve before he can find a way out By the river is about the feeling the undercurrents, finding solid ground and knowing when to make a leap. Steven Herrick writes straight from the heart.
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Book Title By the River
Author Steven Herrick
Product Code / ISBN 9781741143577
SH9781741143577