Forgetting Foster by Dianne Touchell

Foster’s father is not the same. The stories he used to tell are not coming out right and then they stop altogether. His mum is working all the time and has no time for him anymore. This sensitive book about early onset Alzheimer’s Disease is shown from the perspective of a seven-year-old boy. Written for Read More …

The Truth About Peacock Blue by Rosanne Hawke

The Truth about Peacock Blue is written in the first person with the voice of Aster, who is thirteen at the start of the novel. Her fifteen year-old brother dies suddenly and her parents decide that she should receive the education her brother would have, rather than an arranged marriage that would have happened if Read More …

Harry Mac by Russell Eldridge

Neighbours and best friends Tom and Millie spend their time between school and the lane they live on, on the outskirts of a town in South Africa. Tom’s father, Harry Mac, is editor of a newspaper, which complicates matters in this volatile political time. Mysterious events are happening and secrets are kept. Russell Eldridge’s knowledge Read More …