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A straight line to my heart

Author: Bill Condon
Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen and Unwin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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School is out forever, and Tiff is hoping her job at the local paper will lead to something more ... But 'The Shark' soon puts her straight on what it takes to become a hard-nosed reporter like him. At home, Reggie - the only grandad she's ever known - has quit the smokes and diagnosed himself as cactus. Then her best friend, Kayla, hits her with some big news. And into all this stumbles Davey, the first boy who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Teen fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Condon
ISBN: 9781742377308 1742377300
OCLC Number: 741037218
Awards: From the winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction 2010
Description: 216 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: School is out forever, and Tiff is hoping her job at the local paper will lead to something more ...But 'The Shark' soon puts her straight on what it takes to become a hard-nosed reporter like him. At home, Reggie --
the only grandad she's ever known --
has quit the smokes and diagnosed himself as cactus. Then her best friend, Kayla, hits her with some big news. And into all this stumbles Davey, the first boy who really wants to know her. Tiff is smart with words and rarely does tears, but in one short week she discovers that words don't always get you there and don't let you say all the stuff from deep in your heart.
Responsibility: Bill Condon.

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A funny, poignant, heartwarming story of first love, first job, friends, family and the inevitability of change in the first summer out of school.  Read more...

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"This book is for anyone who is a fan of slice-of-life stories full of heart and a bit of humor." The Readventurer"

 
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