loading...
Advanced Search

$16.99

STAR (noun): any large body like the sun, intensely hot and producing its own energy by nuclear reactions

SOCCER STAR (noun): Gracie Faltrain

Goal-kicking, super-girl, soccer star. Gracie Faltrain is on her way. To the National Championships. To Nick. To everything she's ever wanted. Or so she thinks. Gracie's about to find out that life is messy. And hard. And beautiful.

There's a shadow falling across her mum and dad. Her best friend is about to leave town. She's trying desperately to be with the right boy, on the edge of falling in love with the wrong boy. She's rushing headlong into screwing up, making up, trying to keep it all together. Welcome to the life and times of Gracie Faltrain.

A hilarious, sometimes poignant look at what good can happen when your world is falling apart by award-winning novelist Cath Crowley.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760784263
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 23/04/2019
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Teenage & Young Adult Fiction / Young Adult
  • Imprint: Pan Australia
  • Pages: 248
  • Price: $16.99

STAR (noun): any large body like the sun, intensely hot and producing its own energy by nuclear reactions

SOCCER STAR (noun): Gracie Faltrain

Goal-kicking, super-girl, soccer star. Gracie Faltrain is on her way. To the National Championships. To Nick. To everything she's ever wanted. Or so she thinks. Gracie's about to find out that life is messy. And hard. And beautiful.

There's a shadow falling across her mum and dad. Her best friend is about to leave town. She's trying desperately to be with the right boy, on the edge of falling in love with the wrong boy. She's rushing headlong into screwing up, making up, trying to keep it all together. Welcome to the life and times of Gracie Faltrain.

A hilarious, sometimes poignant look at what good can happen when your world is falling apart by award-winning novelist Cath Crowley.

Author Information

Cath Crowley is an award-winning YA author. In 2011, Graffiti Moon won the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, the Ethel Turner Award for Young People's Literature, and was named an honour book in the Children's Book Council, Book of the Year. Words in Deep Blue won the Indie Book Awards Young Adult Fiction of the Year 2017, the Gold Inky Award 2017 and the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Her collaborative novel Take Three Girls won the CBCA Award for Book of the Year: Older Readers 2018 and was shortlisted for a Gold Inky Award 2018.
Cath lives in Ballarat, Victoria.