Flying through Clouds

Flying through Clouds

by Michelle Morgan
Flying through Clouds

Flying through Clouds

by Michelle Morgan



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It's not easy being a teenage boy growing up in a tough Sydney neighbourhood in the 1930s. It's even harder when your dream is to become an aviator, your parents are dead against it, and your girlfriend's father is the School Principal. But Joe has even bigger challenges he must face and obstacles to overcome if he wants to achieve his dream. He has a plan and won't let anyone stand in his way.

• Well-researched, coming-of-age novel, rich in historic detail
• Compelling mix of humour and drama
• Resilient and likeable main character
• Themes – adolescence, the Depression, survival, loss, family, friendship, adventure, work, gambling, truth and responsibility
• Teachers' notes available

'Superb! Adventure combined with a deep understanding of our history - and some of its most exciting bits.' (Jackie French, Author & Australian Children's Laureate 2014-15)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940154444542
Publisher: Michelle Morgan
Publication date: 07/03/2017
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 381 KB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Michelle Morgan is the winner of the SCBWI Spark Award 2017 (Older Readers) for FLYING THROUGH CLOUDS. Set in Australia in the 1930s, FLYING THROUGH CLOUDS is a coming-of-age novel about a teenage boy's dream of becoming an aviator. Michelle's first novel, RACING THE MOON, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2014 and released in the UK and US in 2015. Four of Michelle's plays have been performed in Short Play festivals in Sydney, Newcastle and Armidale. She has also co-written several songs with her husband, and is currently working on a new play and a novel.

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