The Mad Goat Mystery by Jonathan Harlen - "Dandruff's never charged at anybody in his life," the farmer said. "He wouldn't hurt a fly." So why has he gone totally berserk?
Paul is trying to escape. He's trying to escape from an Italian heritage that just doesn't seem to have any relevance for him anymore, and he's trying to escape from his nonno. They come from two different worlds, he and his grandfather, and Paul is more interested in his own world, his friends, the girls, the go-carts, than Nonno's strange and embarrassing behavior.
David Martinesi is a first generation Italian Australian growing up in an inner city suburb. He is fighting the shadows cast by his Italian upbringing, and this summer he is quietly waiting for change. Change comes when he is befriended by confident, street-wise Nathan. But tragedy comes too...
Reggie Feltip is the new kid in school and he's driving Nolan mad. Reggie brags about everything. But then Reggie plans a big surprise....
David and Nick have a secret. A fart in a jar. But this is no ordinary secret. And ONLY kids know about it... Until now!
The Lighthouse Secret by Penny Garnsworthy; The Giant Scrub Python by Grace MacDonald Baldwin; Uncorked! by Archimede Fusillo; and Jack and the Skyhook by Damien Broderick.
At Belinda's school, boys play soccer and girls play volleyball. But Belinda wants to play soccer. She's good at it, really good, but she's a girl. Something's got to give.