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Getting Air
By Debra Oswald

Getting Air

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Getting Air by Debra Oswald

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What will it take to make the council say yes to a skatepark? Will it take a tragedy to bring the town together? Zac and Corey are best mates. They skate in deserted carparks, along the streets, wherever they can. It's so unfair that they're always getting in trouble for it. It's not as if there's anywhere else to skate. Good girl Lauren Saxelby's been hanging around, filming the skaters for some competition she wants to enter. Suddenly everyone's keen to use the video to convince the council to build a skate park. As if that would work! But Corey's been sucked in to the campaign, and he's hanging around Lauren far too much for Zac's liking. She'll never go out with Corey. He's a Matthews, so he's automatically a criminal - at least according to the gossips. Zac's not ready for what's about to happen. Sometimes you just have to let things wallop you in the guts, then find a way to get up again.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741662702
ISBN-10: 1741662702
Format: Paperback
(194mm x 127mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

Books By Author Debra Oswald

House on Fire by Debra Oswald House on Fire, Paperback (May 2011)

Things aren't going well for the Conway sisters. Dad's just married the Geography teacher, oldest sister Bec's been evicted and Evie's suffering serious issues with her new besties. Michaela has twenty-four hours to solve her sister's problems before she sits the most important exams of her life. What else could go wrong?

Blue Noise by Debra Oswald Blue Noise, Paperback (September 2009)

Ash is drooling over his favourite guitar - the one he can't afford - when he meets Charlie Novak. Charlie convinces Ash to play in his band. Erin is wandering down a corridor at school when she runs into Charlie. When Charlie invites her to be the band's keyboard player, Erin can't get a word in to say no.

Stories in the Dark by Debra Oswald Stories in the Dark, Paperback (May 2008)

A terrified 12-year-old boy finds himself separated from his family in the unfamiliar streets of a war torn city. He takes refuge in a bombed-out house and in the total blackness his bravado crumbles into tears. Into his life steps Anna older, street smart and scornful of his crying.

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Author Biography - Debra Oswald

Debra Oswald Debra Oswald is a writer for stage, television and fiction. She is co-creator and head writer of the successful TV series Offspring which recently finished its fifth season. Debra won the 2011 NSW Premier's Literary Award for the Offspring tele-movie script and the 2014 AACTA for Best TV Screenplay for the final episode of series 4. Her other television credits include award-winning episodes of Police Rescue, Palace of Dreams, The Secret Life of Us, Sweet and Sour and Banana in Pyjamas. Debra's stage plays have been produced around Australia. Gary's House, Sweet Road and The Peach Season were all shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Award and Dags has had many productions. Gary's House has been performed in translation in Denmark and Japan. Mr Bailey's Minder was produced in Philadelphia in 2008. Debra has written three plays for young audiences - Skate, Stories in the Dark (NSW Premier's Play Award in 2008) and House on Fire. She is the author of three 'Aussie Bite' books and six novels for teenage readers.

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