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Author Herrick, Steven, author

Title The spangled drongo : a verse novel / Steven Herrick
Published St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, [1999]
St. Lucia, Queensland : Queensland University Press, 1999


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Description 136 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series UQP storybridge series
UQP storybridge series.
Summary Twleve-year-old Sam has soccer fever. He lives with eccentric Auntie Amshara and Ronaldo his dog. His best friend is Goose, Captain of the local soccer team, that is, until soccer crazed Jessica Bowles moves in next door. Sam soon discovers that there's more to life than just soccer--Back cover
Analysis Australian
Notes "Publication of this title was assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council."--T.p. verso
Victorian Premier's reading challenge booklist 2007- year 7, year 8 and year 9
Audience Adolescents
Notes Short listed ABCA Book of the Year Older Readers 1997
Short listed New South Wales Premier's Leterary Awards 1997
Subject Friendship -- Juvenile poetry.
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Soccer stories.
Soccer -- Poetry.
Sports stories.
Soccer -- Fiction.
Australia -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Author Australia Council.
LC no. 00267989
ISBN 0702230065
0702230952 (paperback)
Other Titles The spangled drongo