This Is How We Change The Ending

by Vikki Wakefield reviewed by Margaret McKay-Lowndes This fifth novel from award-winning South Australian novelist Vikki Wakefield tells the story of anti-hero Nate McKee, a kid from the wrong side of the tracks,¬† as he journeys towards self-enlightenment and tries to escape from the seedy underbelly of his everyday life. Nate is 16, the son … Continue reading This Is How We Change The Ending

No Place for an Octopus

written and illustrated by Claire Zorn reviewed by Mia Macrossan This is a new beginning for Zorn who has previous won awards for her serious young adult fiction. Both The Protected¬† and One Would Think the Deep won CBCA Book of the Year awards. No Place for an Octopus is about a young boy who … Continue reading No Place for an Octopus

Moonwalkers

by Mark Greenwood illustrated by Terry Denton reviewed by Kerry Neary Fifty years ago the world was held spellbound by grainy images of a man stepping from a ladder onto the surface of our nearest neighbour in space. A thrill of anticipation reverberated around the globe and this story gives current readers some appreciation of … Continue reading Moonwalkers