The Amazing Spencer Gray

      Deb Fitzpatrick

The Amazing Spencer Gray

This is an adventure tale about resilience and agency—building one and realizing the other—and a survival story that will empower young people

'We'll be on the ground shortly, Spence,' he said into his headset. 'Thanks for coming up with me. Can't imagine a better flight companion.'

Spencer grinned at him. 'Don't lose it now, Dad. Get this thing back on the ground safe and sound, okay?'

Spencer Gray is 12 and finally old enough to join dad in his glider. His friends are going to be so jealous! Going up is awesome, but when disaster strikes, Spencer will need to be nothing short of amazing.

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    90 Packets of Instant Noodles

      Deb Fitzpatrick

90 Packets of Instant Noodles

Combining an engaging and confrontational story about growing up with a twist of adventure, this novel centers on Joel and Craggs, two loyal friends who drink together, commit robbery together, and, when Craggs turns violent, face the consequences together as well. When Joel's dad finally makes a deal with the cops, his son ends up in solitary confinement while Craggs is sent off to juvenile detention. Contending that the past is never truly buried, this tale portrays the influence of peer pressure on teenagers and both the positive and dangerous choices they must face.

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    The Break

      Deb Fitzpatrick

The Break

The southwest coast of Australia is the kind of place people escape to. Unless you have lived there all your life, in which case, you long to get away. Rosie and Cray chuck in their city jobs for Margaret River while Liza, Ferg, and Sam have been there forever, working the family farm. Under pressure from developers the families unite against change. But when a natural disaster strikes, change is inevitable.

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    At My Door

      Deb Fitzpatrick

At My Door

Deliveries do not come late on a school night. They don't come in a speeding car. And they don't cry. When Poppy Campbell's dad opens the front door to find a small, very distressed child clinging to a green blanket, the family try their hardest to do the right thing. They make the little girl comfortable, call the police, and look after her while the authorities search for her family.

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